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Re: gEDA-user: Task list for: Solving the light/heavy symbol problem

On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Andrew Poelstra <asp11@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 10:56:40AM -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
>> Opportunity to pick a more modern language, too.  Something more
>> os-agnostic, we've had issues with scheme on Windows before.
>> I'm a Perl fan myself.
> Although Perl is probably better for string-handling, I think
> Python would be a better choice. It "feels" a lot more like a
> Lisp and quite a bit more well-known these days.
> It is also platform-agnostic, handles errors more cleanly,
> and is usually easier to read.

Scala anyone? It's both functional and procedural, platform agnostic,
and is all the rage in some academic circles. ;)



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