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- Subject: Re: [ANN] metalua 0.4
- From: Miles Bader <miles@...>
- Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2008 09:18:12 +0900
Fabien <email@example.com> writes:
> And then there's my fundamental issue with Lisp: its extreme flexibility and
> lack of syntactical guidelines don't encourage the writing of reusable
What does lisp syntax have to do with writing reusable libraries?
I agree that Java has an awesome set of libraries, and even better, a
library-writing culture, but this seems to have much more to do with the
way the language was "managed" than anything about syntax...
[lisp syntax is an "issue" for many people, and perhaps that's
restricted its popularity, but that seems orthogonal to the matter of
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