On 09/05/2011 07:57 PM, Martin Nordholts wrote:
> If we look at what programming languages that are popular [1], we can
> see that the vast majority of languages in use today have a syntax
> where 1 + 1 is written "1 + 1" and not "(+ 1 1)". If we want to have a
> main scripting language that as many as possible can use with as
> little effort as possible, Scheme is simply not an alternative. For
> most programmers, Scheme is an odd language. In the long term I think
> it is inevitable that we need to replace Scheme with something that
> has a syntax that is more mainstream.

I wholeheartedly agree with that.

> However, doing the switch is a huge task and we have other things that
> are more important to work on, so I don't see this happening any time
> soon.

Haven't we got a quite nice Python interface already?
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