The Scheme Programming Language after Calvin and Hobbes


C: Before going down a steep hill like this, one should always give his sled a safety check.
H: Right.
C: Seat belts?
H: None.
C: Signals?
H: None.
C: Brakes?
H: None.
C: Steering?
H: None.
C & H [sledging down the hill, and smiling hugely]: WHEEEEEE!

-- Bill Watterson


- Before starting a computer project, one should always assess one's programming language.
- Right.
- Macros?
- None.
- Static type-checking?
- None.
- Records?
- None.
- Modules?
- None.
- Exceptions?
- None.
- Sequencing order in applications?
- None.
[Starting GNU-Emacs in Scheme mode, and smiling hugely:] WHEEEEEE!


It's more fun to compute. November 16, 2003 -- danvy hat brics dot dk