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Re: "Python for Lisp Programmers"
On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 12:55:28AM -0800, Michael Vanier wrote:
> Even though I love python and use it all the time, I'll second Shriram
> here. I spent some of the last term teaching scheme to undergrads, and
> none of them had a problem with the parenthesized syntax after about the
> first two weeks.
If it took two weeks to get my students comfortable with a language's syntax,
I'd get a new language. Furthermore, if the syntax of the language is as
trivial as Scheme's, I'd get new students.
Skud's Law: The surreality of the universe tends toward a maximum.