[plt-scheme] only 2 simple questions

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Jan 22 18:50:09 EST 2006

On Jan 22, 2006, at 2:44 PM, David T. Pierson wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 09:38:51AM -0500, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>> Practical 1: There are lots of practical applications of PLT Scheme
>> (and other Scheme implementations) but not enough to create job
>> openings.

My intended meaning: there are lots of Scheme applications in industry.

There aren't enough of them to create a large number of job openings.

-- Matthias

> I am surprised at this statement, though perhaps I am interpreting
> differently than it was intended.
> I'm interpreting it as:
>   Scheme has many practical applications, but it doesn't have enough
>   practical applications to be used in industry very much.
> Am I just dreaming if I think industry usage of Scheme is restricted
> more by lack of awareness rather than lack of practical applications?
> (where "awareness" includes exposure, education, experience, etc.)
> David
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