[racket-dev] racket vs. scheme vs. clojure (as it appears to others)

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Wed May 4 19:51:04 EDT 2011

20 minutes ago, Justin Zamora wrote:
> On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 3:20 AM, D Herring <dherring at tentpost.com> wrote:
> > You might emphasize that Racket is a "new language, borrowing the
> > best parts of Scheme (and other languages?) and extending it with
> > these features"...
> A sentence like that would be a good replacement for the awful,
> "Racket is a programming language" currently on the front page of
> racket-lang.org Perhaps something like "Racket is a new language
> that borrows the best parts of Scheme, Java, and other languages and
> extends them with advanced features such as contracts, types,
> user-defined languages, a complete GUI framework and other modern
> features."

-1 for any mention of Java.

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