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Re: Java GOOD -- Fire BAD
Bravo! But I bet you felt like taking a shower afterwards.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Weinreb" <email@example.com>
To: "Joe Marshall" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: <email@example.com>; "David Cohen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 02:34
Subject: Re: Java GOOD -- Fire BAD
> Joe Marshall wrote:
> > However, I have *never* seen:
> > 1. Product or prototype developed in Lisp.
> > 2. Subsequent product developed in C++ that is
> > more capable, delivered on time and on budget.
> >Perhaps I'm living a sheltered existence.
> Actually, I have. Dave Moon developed a specialized B-tree for the
> ObjectStore database server, writing and debugging in Lisp, which
> he then handed off to me. I recoded it all in C++, got it working, and
> then did extensive additional development (to make it use asynch I/O).
> The whole thing worked fine. I'm not saying that this is a common