[FoRK] Raspberry Pi + Qt5 + OpenGL = awesome
Joseph S. Barrera III
joe at barrera.org
Thu Apr 11 18:01:51 PDT 2013
Mixins! That's right, mixins started with LISP.
On 4/11/2013 5:57 PM, Albert Boulanger wrote:
> LISPMs had OOP in the form of Flavors
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flavors_%28programming_language%29> back
> in the early 80's (concept names heavily influenced by Emaks and
> Bolios Ice Cream http://www.emackandbolios.com
> <http://www.emackandbolios.com/> & Steve's Ice Cream
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve%27s_Ice_Cream, for example
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mix-in). LISPMs were absolute joys to use
> for programming. Programming for me has not been the same since the
> loss of that era.
> Albert Boulanger
> by On 4/11/2013 8:26 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
>> On 4/11/2013 5:18 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
>> > Lisp at the large scale software level is tough, as it's all
>> macro-based and no abstraction.
>> Hmm. I have to say, I can't imagine programming in any language today
>> that didn't have classes. C is OK because it's pretty simple to do
>> structs with function pointers (all methods virtual). I think device
>> drivers in UNIX circa 1971 did this. In fact when I first learned
>> about C++ I was quite unimpressed because I had been doing C with
>> ad-hoc classes for some time by that point. I was like "this is just
>> syntactic sugar! Why are people getting so excited?"
>> But surely modern LISPs have classes? CLOS? Dunno, I've only heard
>> about these things.
>> - Joe
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