Let's stop the flames on USENET

William A. Barnett-Lewis wlewis@mailbag.com
Fri, 23 May 1997 20:15:46 -0500

>Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 20:14:39 -0500
>To: Fare Rideau <rideau@clipper.ens.fr>
>From: "William A. Barnett-Lewis" <wlewis@mailbag.com>
>Subject: Re: Let's stop the flames on USENET
>At 11:01 PM 5/23/97 +0200, you wrote:
>>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...
>D/L CMUCL and start reading... God willing there'll be some other reading
material soon...
>>PS: I'm trying to grok CMUCL internals,
>>to see what could be recycled into a Kernel Lisp.
>99%????? Read tht copy of AI # 444 I gave to the /LispOS site and you'l see
>>PPS: The Flux OS kit was announced for mid-may.
>>They seem to be late, are they not?
>I sent an email to them the other day. They're still on track for
May...they're just not sure _when_ in May....
>>== Fare' -- rideau@ens.fr -- Franc,ois-Rene' Rideau -- DDa(.ng-Vu~ Ba^n ==
>>Join the TUNES project for a computing system based on computing freedom !
>>                TUNES is a Useful, Not Expedient System
>>URL: "http://www.eleves.ens.fr:8080/home/rideau/Tunes/"
William A. Barnett-Lewis
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