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Re: [hackers-il] C# as the next Scheme

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  • Moshe Zadka
    ... Of course, this is wrong. For example, Python is a pretty complicated C program, and its slow implementation of half of Common Lisp is pretty well
    Message 1 of 5 , May 25, 2003
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      On 23 May 2003, Oleg Goldshmidt wrote:

      > Greenspun's Tenth Rule of Programming: any sufficiently complicated C
      > or Fortran program [or C# implementation -the original quote is rather
      > dated - OG] contains an ad hoc informally-specified bug-ridden slow
      > implementation of half of Common Lisp.

      Of course, this is wrong.
      For example, Python is a pretty complicated C program, and its slow
      implementation of half of Common Lisp is pretty well specified and
      relatively bug free.
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