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Re: A Dylan implemented on Common Lisp

In article <3jif2j$dqb@kernighan.cs.umass.edu> eliot@cs.umass.edu (CHRISTOPHER ELIOT) writes:
>In article <D5345w.3xC@cogsci.ed.ac.uk> jeff@aiai.ed.ac.uk (Jeff Dalton) writes:

>>Note that Scott Fahlman was one of the designers of Common Lisp
>>and had plenty of opportunities to eliminate any irritations that
>>irritated him.
>And means that his criticism of Common Lisp can't be
>dismissed as easily the complaints made by people who have only
>used Basic or Cobol.

Sure, but his former relative lack of opposition to various supposed
irritants does rather suggest that they didn't irritate him all that

-- jd