Some of us have been doing a good job introducing new concepts and processes by writing to, or discussing with, fellow librarians. Many of us have been in the situation where a librarian who doesn't want a change (i.e. add homework and work for her/his load) would hide that by saying 'I don't
Peter - I was bewildered at the notion of needing yet another scripting language, let alone one as library domain-specific (that wording alone throws up red flags everywhere), but I'm not here to bash ideas. Instead I looked up your site and read the small blurb about Nova. It seems that the main
I would be very unlikely to use someone's homegrown library specific scripting language. However, if you want to make a library for an existing popular scripting language that handles your specific domain well, I'd be quite likely to use that if I had a problem with your domain and I was
This is one of my favorite passage from SICP: It is no exaggeration to regard this as the most fundamental idea in programming: The evaluator, which determines the meaning of expressions in a programming language, is just another program. To appreciate this point is to change our images of
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On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 5:03 AM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: I would be very unlikely to use someone's homegrown library specific scripting language. However, if you want to make a library for an existing popular scripting language that handles your specific domain well, I'd be