I enjoyed the writeup

On 2017-05-24 21:00, Joh-Tob Schäg wrote:
> While your long write-up is certainly welcome it is also unnecessary in
> my humble opinion.
> We gladly welcome you in the community. Just visit the IRC-channel
> #picolisp on freenode.net <http://freenode.net>
> 2017-05-24 17:27 GMT+02:00 Jimmie Houchin <jlhouc...@gmail.com
> <mailto:jlhouc...@gmail.com>>:
>     Hello, I just want to take an opportunity to introduce myself to the
>     community.
>     I have for a long time been interested in learning a LISP, but was
>     not aware of one that was active and practical. I would research
>     every few years but never found one. I do not know how I missed
>     finding PicoLisp. But, I am glad to have found it.
>     I explored Clojure several years ago, but I just have a very hard
>     time embracing Java. When I opened a Clojure REPL and see the
>     3-400mbs of ram. It was too much. And I looked again for some other
>     active and practical LISP. The only thing I can think of for not
>     seeing or remembering PicoLisp is if I encountered it when it was
>     GPL. I attempt to avoid almost any GPL software for development. I
>     am very grateful that you changed the license to MIT, otherwise I
>     would still be looking.
>     I am not a professional programmer. But I have spent significant
>     time programming. I started with Prograph CPX in 1994. I then
>     learned Python and have dabbled with many things, but have spent
>     most of my time with Squeak/Pharo Smalltalk.
>     I am really looking forward to learning PicoLisp and hope that I
>     find myself capable. It looks to be a very nice combination of features.
>     I love the idea of it being a simple LISP.
>     I love the idea of being able to learn most all of the system,
>     libraries and interpreter.
>     I love the idea of having a complete application framework,
>     language, database, gui.
>     I love the fact that it is small, fast and efficient.
>     It looks like a place someone could make a home.
>     Thank you Alexander for blessing the world with your creation. I
>     pray it brings you many blessings in kind.
>     Shalom
>     Jimmie Houchin
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