Subject: Re: Paul Graham's Arc is released today... what is the long term impact?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 22:44:37 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Joost Diepenmaat  <> wrote:
| I don't care where it's coming from. It could be called /. for all I
| care (as has been suggested in this thread). Except that /. is much
| easier to type.

Oh, dear. ISTR "suggesting" it, but the intention was sarcastic,
which seems to have been taken seriously. (Ouch!)  Personally,
I *greatly* prefer "FN" to "/.", both to type (faster, two hands)
and to read. Besides, the Slashdot guys already have a claim on "/.".


p.s. FWIW, my "P'Lite Scheme" infix hack (circa 1996) used "FN":

    plite> def fact = fn x in if x < 2 then 1 else x * [fact x - 1]
    plite> fact 5

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