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Re: [chat] Editor anxiety
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- Subject: Re: [chat] Editor anxiety
- From: Jobst Schmalenbach <jobst@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Oct 30 10:07:01 2001
- Organization: Barrett Consulting Group Pty Ltd
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On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 10:49:08PM +1100, Paul Cameron (1paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 10:40:55PM +1100, Andre Pang wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 10:24:02PM +1100, Adrian van den Dries wrote:
> > > See, that's where the whole "vim vs. emacs" argument just falls apart:
> > > Learn to script emacs, and you have learnt a fully-featured, high-level,
> > > arguably superior programming language. Learn to script vim OTOH,
> > > and you've learnt to script vim. Whoopie.
> It's easier to write a LISP interpreter in Perl than it is to
> write a Perl interpreter in LISP. Obviously, Perl is more powerful.
It is a mere fact that LISP is AI based and perl is not, and
yes you can code LISP in Perl, but than it isnt Perl anymore
as it would be be a LISP module ......
Why don't sheep shrink when it rains?
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