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From: John J Lee <jjl@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] GC and file descriptors
On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Ville-Pertti Keinonen wrote:
[...]
> It's difficult for programming languages to be judged on merit.  People
> who are reasonably unbiased and know enough to be able to make informed
> comparisons aren't likely to consider any language or paradigm the
> "one true way".  But not many people listen to advocates who don't claim
> that their solution is perfect.
[...]

I'm surprised.  I've had the impression (with little contact with the
unwashed Java crowd, admittedly ;-) that being pigeonholed as "religious"
is the major risk in evangelizing any programming language.


John

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