Subject: Re: Paul Graham's Arc is released today... what is the long term impact?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 05:57:50 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Ken Tilton  <> wrote:
| Maciej Katafiasz wrote:
| >'s hard to comment on without mocking gestures. It seems
| > to me that Arc will fullfill its promise of a 100 years language
| > the same way Duke Nukem delivers the "forever" bit.
| Come on people, it's Lisp with a new name and a BDFL, everything 
| everyone has told us we need. So Arc will make a big splash and a rising 
| tide of FPL users lifts all FPLs. Arc has parentheses/prefix so that 
| issue goes away for those who try Arc at which point they realize, hell, 
| CL is compiled and mature aka Ready For Prime Time.
| Or Arc does so well I switch to it. I can't lose.

Something for us to waste all our precious open-source spare time[1]
on: retarget Arc from MzScheme to your favorite CL.  ;-}


[1] "All your round tuit are belong to Arc!"

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