Michael Sperber [Mr. Preprocessor] wrote:
> Anyone who has to read and write production code in Perl or Tcl or C++
> within the same period as, say, Scheme, can testify to that.
[ie Scheme is better]
*Anyone* is a fairly large concept - please go find an average
programmer without experience in Tcl and Scheme, present him/her with
appropriate manuals and have h/h read/write code ...
Even a thought experiment gives correct results (if one bears in mind
the Gaussian distribution of human attributes - necessary for the
definition of *average* programmer)
Talk to a pschologist friend about averages and you will find out where
those who meet at the Net stand. I tested a friend's contention that you
cannot talk to an IQ 100 - he was mostly right and it was a saddening