Subject: Re: some stuff about the 2002 International Lisp Conference in SF
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 10 Nov 2002 18:37:02 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Andre van Meulebrouck
| You are very CL-centric!  I am very Scheme centric.

  People need to be made aware of this fact.

| > I don't know estorery; I assume you mean esoterica.  What esoterica are
| > we pondering?  Specifically?
| Typo:  esotery.

  Is there no limit to your arrogance?  Look up the word "esoterica", if
  you even own a dictionary.  Or use

| Right now Javascript is like ersatz LISP; but it's good enough.  Close
| enough.

  Maybe and even possibly true for Scheme.  By your own admission, you do
  not know Common Lisp, so even you should be able to understand that it is
  not true for Common Lisp.

  Confusing Common Lisp and Scheme is permissible /once/ in a human life.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

Act from reason, and failure makes you rethink and study harder.
Act from faith, and failure makes you blame someone and push harder.