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Re: why doesn't gimp use guile?

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: why doesn't gimp use guile?
Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2002 00:29:50 -0600
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Christopher Cramer <address@hidden> writes:

> There's a quote from Henry Spencer that goes, "Those who do not
> understand Unix are condemned to reinvent it, poorly." I guess the
> same is true of Lisp. Although, I would've expected many people who
> chose to use XML would've known better.

There's also the slightly inflammatory, but true enough to be
painfully amusing, quote:

  Greenspun's Tenth Rule of Programming: any sufficiently complicated
  C or Fortran program contains an ad hoc informally-specified
  bug-ridden slow implementation of half of Common Lisp.

Rob Browning
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