[PLUG-TALK] Any lispers out there? Newbie needs booster shot

Eric Harrison eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us
Sun Aug 21 20:11:06 PDT 2005

This "Renegade Penguin" is real work of art.


On Sun, 21 Aug 2005, Renegade Penguin wrote:

> Hi Brent,
> No, actually he said that I'd said Lisp was ONLY an academic language, but I 
> said it was MORE of an academic language.  He totally ignored that, harped on 
> some other issue, and showed circular reasoning.  He's gotten in a lot of 
> trouble for being contrary (trolling and flaming) and that's only the time 
> I've been here - a couple months.
> Then he posts the MANUFACTURERS comments, not anything like independent 
> reviews.
> I have a very thick skin, but little tolerance for stupidity.  Ignorance can 
> be educated, but stupidty has no remedy.  Therefore I won't be privy to 
> Russell's diatribes.
> Also note that I said I am glad Carlos (and others) like Lisp - they can like 
> it, but I offered my opinion about why Lisp doesn't succeed in major 
> commercial ways.
> And note that without Russell's input, things are actually fairly flame-free 
> around here.  I responded to you no problem, as you seemed quite civil.
> RP
> Brent Rieck wrote:
>> Renegade Penguin wrote:
>>> You are an idiot.  You twist my words and then act like you're the
>>> authority, without any grounds.  I'll respond to others' comments as
>>> they actually make sense.
>>> Mail from seniorr at aracnet.com >> /dev/null  from now on.
>> Wow, you've got some pretty thin skin "renegade penguin".  You might
>> consider growing a thicker one if you want to engage in more of these
>> kinds of discussions.
>> --Brent

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