Subject: Re: Ruby style
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2002 04:42:55 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Kent M Pitman  <> wrote:
| The reason CAR/CDR persist isn't lack of alternatives.  It's simple history.
| Maybe we should erradicate all history from the language.  
| Let's get rid of names like LAMBDA next.

Yeah, right. (Although I sometimes admit to myself that I kinda like
ML's use of "FN" for anonymous functions...)

| Maybe after we finish iwth Lisp we could go after English itself.

As in <URL:>?

[Though <URL:> is
claimed by other sources to be an actual Mark Twain article, one
of his last.]


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