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On Apr 22, 2004, at 5:34 AM, Norman Gray wrote:
> This is why RNC compact syntax is more readable -- you're not squinting
> to extract the meaning from amidst all the visual noise. And I at
> find something like
> (template "@* | node()"
> (apply-templates "@* | node()")))
> has more chunkable structure, and is simply easier to read (and I'm not
> an old-timer lisp maniac).
So, does this support Paul Graham's assertion that every language
eventually becomes Lisp? 
Excelsior! XML Marshaller for Cocoa
 Paraphrased from:
"Over time, successive new programming languages have taken more and
more features from Lisp. There is no longer much left to copy before
the language you've made is Lisp."