#lisp - Tue 27 Mar 2007 between 15:34 and 15:42

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actionhefner resists ranting
hefnerresists ranting
interferonC# is quite reasonable
actionrahul casts resist rant, 10' radius
rahulcasts resist rant, 10' radius
hefnerthere's plenty of reasonable languages, but that they exist isn't an exuse to start using them
oudeis_there's plenty of strength just in being the reference language for a particular platform (CLR)
actioncmm has discovered he has lost the knack of understanding apparently perfectly idiomatic C++, apparently irrevokably. something like C# would be *nice* in comparison.
cmmhas discovered he has lost the knack of understanding apparently perfectly idiomatic C++, apparently irrevokably. something like C# would be *nice* in comparison.
rahulwhen I used C#, it felt like VB
hefneroudeis_: the same argument applies to new platforms :)
oudeis_hefner, so the question should be: how did clr take off?
rahuloudeis_: it did?
cmmI'd say it did
interferonit did
oudeis_well, it seems so
antifuchs"* bug fix: RANDOM of large INTEGER is no longer slightly biased." - heh
rahulgreat, then it's of no consequence to this planet
antifuchssounds like it's nonslightly biased now (:
rahul(random (1+ most-positive-fixnum)) => 0, 1, 0, 1, 0, 1
?
heh
cmmno bias toward most-positive-fixnum, now is there?
houselcmm: I can't point with certainty to any software on I use on Windows that was written with the CLR
Fareoudeis_, hi!
oudeis_hi Far?
hefneralso, here's a fun way to screw up sbcl: (defclass foo () ()) (defclass bar (foo) ()) (defclass foo (foo) ())
rahulheh
interferonhousel: there is a _lot_ of software that's never used outside specific organizations
cmmhousel: I cannot point with certainty to any Windows software I use that was written in Java, either. things are different in them Big Corporaishuns
interferonwords, out of my mouth
antifuchshefner: shouldn't the last one be (bar)?
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rahulmouth, out of, words, yours
NotInventedHereall: is there any equivalent to scsh in lisp-land?
rahulNotInventedHere: heh, funny you should ask
hefnerantifuchs: that works too!
NotInventedHererahul: ?
antifuchsNotInventedHere: you're 3 hours late to apply for a google-funded project to write one.
interferonhaha rahul
NotInventedHerehaha
ok
antifuchshefner: weird (:

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