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

From: Brian Mastenbrook (brian at mastenbrook.net)
Date: Wed May 4 21:16:59 EDT 2011

On 05/01/2011 02:20 AM, D Herring wrote:
> Also collect a set of "cool" programs for people to use.  It is easier
> for people to understand "this was implemented in Racket" than "Racket's
> features might let me make that".  Many people make decisions based on
> first impressions.  When I was an undergrad, I preferred "Clean" over
> the ML languages largely because the former had a side-scrolling game
> demo...  Here's another anecdote.
> http://prog21.dadgum.com/97.html

How many other open source languages or libraries make it as easy to 
write native GUI applications on Windows, OS X and X11? I'm having a 
hard time thinking of any. Surely this is an opportunity for some killer 
demo programs.

Brian Mastenbrook
brian at mastenbrook.net

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