Lisp (was Re: turncoat

Andy Armstrong andy at
Wed Aug 22 23:53:45 BST 2007

On 22 Aug 2007, at 23:42, John Costello wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Aug 2007, Andy Armstrong wrote:
>> I'd still like to spend some real quality time with Lisp. Frankly I'm
>> scared of falling so deeply in love with it that it cripples me for
>> anything else though.
> Mark-Jason Dominus talked about Lisp a bit during, I think, a  
> discussion
> on higher-order Perl.  You might check out his book "Higher-Order  
> Perl",
> <>, (the full-text search option reveals  
> a bit
> about what he said, if you search for Lisp).  He went on a bit  
> about how
> Perl is closer to Lisp than C, in his estimation, and he mentioned  
> a Lisp
> book that you might fancy.  I don't have the title handy.  Pipe up,  
> and
> I'll see if I can find the title when I'm at home.

I've drunk *gallons* of HOP Kool Aid. No closures, no language as far  
as I'm concerned :)

Andy Armstrong,

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