Subject: Re: Parallelism (superior(?) programming languages
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 1996/12/10
Newsgroups: comp.arch,comp.sys.super,comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <58ivka$>

Tony Griffiths  <> wrote:
| The reason people use C is the same reason Basic became so popular in
| the PC world...  there is a zero learning curve needed to write your
| first 'working' program.  Eg.
| Basic:	10	print "Hello world"
| 	20	end
| C:	#include <stdio.h>
| 	main() {
| 		printf("Hello world\n");
| 	}


	(display "Hello world")

Common Lisp:

	(format t "Hello world~%")

So... Explain to me again how that "#include <stdio.h>" and "main(){}" stuff
represents a *ZERO* learning curve???


Rob Warnock, 7L-551
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