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On Monday 14 January 2002 12:34 pm, Al Snell wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jan 2002, Paul T wrote:
> > As a result, developers got *so* frustrated with that activity,
> > that it was very easy for them to understand why garbage
> > collection ( which is not an obvious concept, BTW ) is 'the way to
> > go'.
> Hah! I had a very very hard time convincing people of this a few
> years back, but I got the last laugh when Java was suddenly
To paraphrase something from long ago...
LISP programmers realize that resources are so important that they
best let the computer manage them, C programmers that they're so
important that they had best control them themselves.