Monday April 18, 2011

The Paradox of Lisp

Rudolf Winestock on The List Curse:

Lisp is so powerful that problems which are technical issues in other programming languages are social issues in Lisp.

Any developer who cares at all about a language or a framework needs to read this. It’s an interesting perspective on how the power of Lisp and the kinds of people it attracts are what keep it from becoming a movement.