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Re: Java GOOD -- Fire BAD

"Joe Marshall" <jrm@ccs.neu.edu> writes:
> I have seen this happen time and time again:
>    1.  Prototype is developed in Lisp
>    2.  Attempt is made to port to a less capable platform:
>         these days it's Java or C++, but in the 80's it was
>         C and Ada (remember Ada?)
>     3. The result is a general fiasco.

I think the way to end that sort of thing is by showing more
benchmarks proving modern Lisp compilers are as good for their purpose
as C etc. -- then no one will think of the prototype as a prototype