Subject: Re: Iteration in lisp
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 22:19:01 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Ken Tilton  <> muses:
| People have had little success writing software that works, it may
| be too soon for people to be writing software that figures out what 
| software other people meant to write.

Madness! That way lies SkyNet!! Consider feeding your hypothetical
super-DWIM to itself... Then stand back and prepare to be obsoleted! :-{
I can just hear[1] it now:

    Super-DWIM: "Hmmm... I'm sure you didn't mean for this
		undefined behavior to be here. Let's re-write
		it into 'Launch all thermonuclear missiles!'.
		Yes, there, that's much better..."


[1] For some value of "hear" that probably involves a debugging trace
    and a "sufficiently-smart" output formatter.

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