Subject: Re: Why is Scheme not a Lisp?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 23:33:46 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Dorai Sitaram
| I'll admit I don't want those epithets any more than the next guy, Rahul,
| but I find I cannot honestly alter my opinion that Scheme is a Lisp.

  But what is this "Lisp" that Scheme is?  I maintain that it is a concept
  evacuated by evolllution.  What is left in this concept for you?  Please
  remember that you have to accomodate D*lan users who argue the same way
  Scheme users do about the supposed Lisp nature of their pet language.

  In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none.
  In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.