Re: [plt-scheme] The affect of statically typed languages…

From: Gene Sullivan (gene_sullivan at
Date: Mon Mar 24 13:02:47 EDT 2008

Seems to me that virtually all the programmers I've worked with would qualify as MBTI type INTP or INTJ, each only about 1% of the general population.

Do you have any intuitions or nascent thoughts on this?

  Gene, a scheme-using INTP

--- On Sat, 6/16/07, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at> wrote:

> From: Matthias Felleisen <matthias at>
> Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] The affect of statically typed languages…
> To: "Grant Rettke" <grettke at>
> Cc: "PLT Scheme" <plt-scheme at>
> Date: Saturday, June 16, 2007, 12:54 PM
> On Jun 16, 2007, at 12:19 PM, Grant Rettke wrote:
>> Is there any work done by folks in the field of psychology on how
>> programmers choose their programming languages?
> Yes. The question is, however, whether a psychological
> investigation  
> of logical relationships is meaningful.
> See -- Matthias

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