[plt-scheme] Scheme for first year CS classes, good or bad?

From: Prabhakar Ragde (plragde at uwaterloo.ca)
Date: Thu Oct 22 10:01:50 EDT 2009

Robby Findler wrote:
> Well, that and his "take it like a man" seems woefully misplaced. :)

This is telling, too, as it is symptomatic of a certain kind of 
programmer macho which views any attempt at communication with human 
beings (conventions, documentation, readable keywords and function 
names) as "soft" or "unmasculine" (cf. "Real men don't use Macs"). To 
his credit, the original reddit poster seems to be listening to and 
learning from the responses to his post (though he's still being 
stubborn about if versus cond). --PR

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