[Newbies] Re: [OT] If programming languages were religions...
Klaus D. Witzel
klaus.witzel at cobss.com
Wed Dec 17 19:14:59 UTC 2008
On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 20:50:09 +0100, Edgar J. De Cleene wrote:
> On 17/12/2008, at 15:17, Klaus D. Witzel wrote:
>> [... then]
>> "Smalltalk is the ancient Egyptian religion. The Initiated know it
>> already had all the important concepts working long ago and most
>> popular modern languages are incomplete subsets of it that obsess over
>> artificial restrictions of their own creation while entirely missing
>> the reason their code exists in the first place.
>> And the heart of your code will be judged against the Feather of Truth
>> before it can join the message passing afterlife."
>> This was slashdotted, originated here
>> - http://www.aegisub.net/2008/12/if-programming-languages-were-
>> Could nor resist mentioning for the squeak-list records ;)
> Very good , read this old
I tried the link, the page says "iPaper loading, please wait" but nothing
else happens (except perhaps a virus infection is attempted?)
So what's this about?
"If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it".
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