Erlang vs Linux
Thu Feb 27 09:14:04 CET 2003
"Lisp isn't a language, it's a building material."
"Lisp is a programmable programming language."
At 07:46 27.02.2003 +0100, Bengt Kleberg wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 09:45:39 -0800 (PST)
> > From: Eric Merritt <>
> > Subject: Re: Erlang vs Linux
> > To: Jay Nelson <>,
> > MIME-Version: 1.0
> > > Get the code working first, then optimize. I would
> > > alter that
> > > with type checking to: discover the data structures
> > > that make
> > > the task trivial, then let the compiler check the
> > > final code.
> > > I don't mind adding types later, but in the
> > Do you realize you have just described lisp?
>to be utterly pedantic i think lisp is not a language, but a family of
>some members of this family, like common-lisp, allows adding types
>later to help the compiler speed things up. others do not.
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