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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: suggestion : Ant 1.8 full dist to include a 'scripting lang'
Date Sun, 17 Sep 2006 19:47:32 GMT
On Wed, 13 Sep 2006, Kevin Jackson <foamdino@gmail.com> wrote:

>> You'd be surprised how much less lines of code you'd need when
>> compared to the Java version, really.
> 
> No really I wouldn't!  Java is a *very* verbose language, Lisp is
> probably one of the least verbose languages (apart from the ())

Actually Lisp isn't much less verbose, macros are the key.  And "real
macros" are what the other scripting languages I've looked into are
lacking.

Stefan

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