Subject: Re: Why Lisp is not popular. No GUI?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2002 05:04:14 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Will Hartung <> wrote:
| ...if a system has 100 screens, I'd wager about 5 of them are Interesting
| and the rest pretty rote. Rote enough for mediocre programmers, and
| perhaps rote enough to give a terrible programmer some good experience
| to grow with, but also so rote that when your Master Programer walks in
| in the morning and sees he has 75 to go, he may just put his head on his
| desk and whimper. That's just simple job satisfaction.

Maybe. Or maybe the *real* Master Programmer is the one who walks in,
stares at the "75 to go", then spends a day or two building a screen-
building meta-coding tool, and polishes all 75 off on the third day
and takes a well-deserved long weekend off... (And maybe the following
week, too.)


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