2.6 Release -- SCheme

Donald Allen donaldcallen at gmail.com
Sun Jan 1 07:51:57 EST 2012

On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 2:39 AM, Gour <gour at atmarama.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 18:36:28 -0500
> Mike Alexander <mta at umich.edu> wrote:
>> Python is popular now, but will it be in 10 years?  I've seen
>> lots of languages come and go.
> That's true, but I bet it will be more popular than Scheme for sure.
> Moreover, we can speculate what will happen with GTK+ in 10 years, but
> let's make GC more approachable *today*. ;)

Well said.

We do things all the time (drive cars, fly in airplanes) that have a
small, but non-zero, probability of a bad outcome. We just try to make
smart bets, on a risk/benefit basis. I think choosing Python for this
application is in that category.


> Sincerely,
> Gour
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