The Artima Developer Community
Sponsored Link

Weblogs Forum
This is Hilarious

2 replies on 1 page. Most recent reply: Oct 23, 2007 3:41 AM by Steve Donovan

Welcome Guest
  Sign In

Go back to the topic listing  Back to Topic List Click to reply to this topic  Reply to this Topic Click to search messages in this forum  Search Forum Click for a threaded view of the topic  Threaded View   
Previous Topic   Next Topic
Flat View: This topic has 2 replies on 1 page
Bruce Eckel

Posts: 875
Nickname: beckel
Registered: Jun, 2003

This is Hilarious (View in Weblogs)
Posted: Oct 19, 2007 11:20 AM
Reply to this message Reply
Summary
Languages as people representing themselves at a conference, arguing about which one is better.
Advertisement

David Rupp's Blog Post

(Posters added some further conversations).


Kay Schluehr

Posts: 302
Nickname: schluehk
Registered: Jan, 2005

Re: This is Hilarious Posted: Oct 19, 2007 2:29 PM
Reply to this message Reply
A rather accurate characterization.

Well, I liked the Lisp one best.

Here is another such confrontation, this time on an iconic level:

http://lemonodor.com/archives/2007/10/youre_doing_it_wrong.html

http://www.russianart.ch/icons/14_16_century/page/image3.html

Steve Donovan

Posts: 24
Nickname: stevedonov
Registered: May, 2005

Re: This is Hilarious Posted: Oct 23, 2007 3:41 AM
Reply to this message Reply
Some of my old favourites were left off the panel:

Python: Just because I'm named after a TV show doesn't mean I'm not serious. I'm originally from Holland, and we don't do silly. I have a very big toolchest and I am very dynamic!

Lua: Hi, I'm from Brazil, cute and petite, and I can run faster than Python

Python: That's because you don't carry a toolchest! Besides, your regexps look like cartoon swearing.

FORTRAN: All these young whippersnappers have no idea what it was like to land two men on the moon with 16K core. In those days, if a program needed to request more memory, we would have to ask the operators nicely to run our jobs over the Thanksgiving weekend. That taught you about efficiency.

C: That's the only thing we do agree on, daddy-o. I'm much happier now after the C++ divorce. He tried but you could tell his heart really wasn't into lean and mean.

steve d.

Flat View: This topic has 2 replies on 1 page
Topic: This is Hilarious Previous Topic   Next Topic Topic: Where's the Bottleneck?


Sponsored Links



Google
  Web Artima.com   

Copyright © 1996-2014 Artima, Inc. All Rights Reserved. - Privacy Policy - Terms of Use - Advertise with Us