Erik NaggumとTom Lord
the hardest part for a programmer used to C and C++ and that crap is to shed the _invalid_ concerns. psychologists call them "obsessions" and charge people a lot to get rid of them. some programmers charge their users a lot to be able to keep them. go figure.
the C mind-set is that C is fast. this is even less true than their idea that CL is slow. writing really fast C code is _incredibly_ hard, ...
if you can't outperform C in CL, you're too good at C.
comp.lang.scheme名物のTom Lord。Guileから外れたあとPika Schemeってのを 作ってたと思ったんだが、なんかXMLベースの言語も作ってたらしい： The XQVM Programming Language and Doc-Soup Messaging。 見た目は気持ち悪いけど、セマンティクスは筋が良いっぽい。 しかし言語の人気は人間と同じで見た目にも左右されるからなあ…