[OT] Why Python 'fits your brain'

Thomas Heller theller at ctypes.org
Fri Nov 10 08:32:13 CST 2006


Steven H. Rogers schrieb:
> Lisp has minimal syntax, as does APL, which does make them easy to learn if 
> you have no preconceptions about what a programming language should be. 
> They're rarely, if ever the first language people learn, so the strange 
> appearance is a barrier that offsets the basic simplicity.

I really believe the world would be a somewhat better place if Lisp (or better yet, Scheme)
would be the first language people learned.  They need a better editor than notepad
for them, though.

Thomas


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