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Re: What is a lightweight language

jmarshall@mak.com wrote:

> One cost of call-with-current-continuation is the hurdle it introduces
> to acceptance of the language.  People think `oooh, cwcc is scary and
> bizarre, I don't want to hack scheme because I need to understand cwcc
> in toto before I write *anything*'.

Tens of thousands of students learn Scheme every day without running
into this hurdle.