[plt-scheme] Perplexed Programmers

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Aug 29 11:06:58 EDT 2007

On Aug 29, 2007, at 11:00 AM, Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:

>>> The real tragedy of the past 20 years is not that the Lisp Machine
>>> didn't grow by two orders of magnitude (cue obligatory joke about
>>> global warming) but that the Programmer's Apprentice didn't.
>> If you replace the last "didn't" with "did" on this list
>> then I like your statement and it expresses a good sentiment
>> on this list.
> I really did mean "didn't".  That is, I think it is a tragedy that we
> are not farther along in terms of building a Programmer's Apprentice.

And you are referring to the MIT research not the Pragmatic Programmer,
which my old senile brain substituted in when I read your post.

I am with you. -- Matthias

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