Linked by Alexandru Lazar on Mon 5th Jan 2009 19:13 UTC
General Development In the age of dynamic languages and closures, most of you have probably heard of a mighty dragon called Lisp (which stands for LISt Processing), whose fans look almost with despise at other languages rediscovering it. Invented half a century ago, Lisp went on to become a de facto standard in the world of AI research, and has stood behind a handful of very neat inventions in the 1980s. Nevertheless, the long AI winter and the drift of technology towards other paradigms have almost lead to forgetting Lisp alltogether; IT has only recently started to rediscover parts of what made Lisp so cool back then.
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Error in intro
by kuraegomon on Mon 5th Jan 2009 23:42 UTC
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2009-01-05

"whose fans look almost with despise at other languages rediscovering it" should probably read:

"whose fans almost despise other languages ...", or
"whose fans look almost with despite at other ..."

Where 1st is more natural, and 2nd closer to original sentence structure.

Sorry to grammar/vocab nazi on you ...

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