Benevolent Dictatorship

Thu, 19 Mar 1998 22:52:56 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, Damond Walker wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, Kragen wrote:
> > I guess that means no one with the ability cares enough to implement
> > something.  So there will never be a freely-available Lisp OS, unless
> > you count GNU Emacs, which doesn't even have threads.
> 	Maybe so, but I think there is enough going on "here and there" to
> eventually come to some kind of OS.  Maybe not this year...maybe not next
> year...  I think OS is a moot point at this time.  

Well, I hope so!

> Seeing as LispOS will eventually take it over anyway...

Say again?

> > It doesn't have to be perfect; it
> > doesn't have to satisfy everyone; it just has to be exciting enough to
> > get other people to help.
> 	Exciting?  Hell, I'd settle for some that "sort of worked" at this
> point.  :)

Having something that "sort of works" is very exciting.  Maybe more than having
something that works perfectly, in fact :)