Let's stop the flames on USENET
Fri, 23 May 1997 17:42:38 -0500 (CDT)
> Dear LispOS project members,
> quite a few of us have been involved in the flame war that
> rages in comp.lang.* about C++. I feel we've only been losing
> our precious time for people that do not deserve it.
> The only argument that this people understand is the immediate
> smell of big bucks. And the best thing we can do to provide such an
> argument is to have something like LispOS succeed.
> So I propose that we severely censor ourselves on USENET,
> and spend more time working on LispOS...
As one of the antagonists of the C++ monkeys on Usenet, I can say
with confidence that my time on Usenet is not being wasted simply
because there is no LispOS to work on.
Unless you consider arguing about Persistence for the N^42 time to
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