[FoRK] Fighting the last war, or, presenting the Erlang Challenge
<joe-ml at barrera.org> on
Fri Feb 8 11:39:12 PST 2008
Jeff Bone wrote:
> In case you haven't been following this soap opera, last week Paul
> Graham released a thin veneer over MzScheme and claimed it was the
> long-promised Arc, The Hundred Year Language, the Lisp to end all
> Lisps (especially for developing Web apps.)
Does it vaporize Nazis?
> In response to numerous
> criticisms, he offered up "The Arc Challenge" --- a sample web app in
> 5 lines of Arc, with the challenge "do this in fewer lines in some
> other language."
(1) Shit -- where's my web-enabled APL? I can totally do this
(2) How long can my lines be?
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