The Ivory Tower saga was Re: strangest systems I've sent email from

Raymond Wiker rwiker at
Tue Apr 26 01:23:08 CDT 2016

> On 26 Apr 2016, at 05:39 , Swift Griggs <swiftgriggs at> wrote:
> It's probably a bad idea to dismiss anyone's experience when you haven't 
> "walked a mile in his moccasins.", including mine.  Though my attempt may 
> have been inarticulate, I was talking about my own experience in academia 
> and not trying to pick a fight with every LISP coder on the planet. If I 
> was more clever, I'd have probably had the foresight to say simply say 
> $academic_only_language instead of using the pit-bull attack trigger word: 

If you think that Lisp is an "academic only language", you probably need to spend a little time with actually using it.

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