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Everyone believes that their language is the easiest to use.  Easiest to
learn is an orthogonal issue.  I don't think you'll find many lisp
programmers who will argue that lisp is the easiest language to learn.  In
fact, one might characterize an LFSP as a language that doesn't shy away
from forcing its users to learn new things, as long as this learning will
pay off in more abstractive power.  Specifically, I mean deep new things
like first-class functions or monads, as opposed to trivial new things like
zillions of syntactic details.


> Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2003 08:36:17 -0700
> From: Steve Dekorte <steve@dekorte.com>
> > Paul Prescod wrote:
> >> LFE == CP4E
> Unfortunately these terms seem to be effectively meaningless, as most 
> everyone believes that *their* language is the easiest to learn and 
> use. One man's LFM is another's LFSP.
> Cheers,
> Steve
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