Uncle Bob on Why #Clojure — http://blog.cleancoder.com/uncle-bob/2019/08/22/WhyClojure.html
@mdallastella I don't find the article too convincing and the argument too be pretty weak. It misses several important points of Lisp (code is data) and Clojure in particular entirety (prefer data over code, immutability, STM.
Now, if he helps to make more people interested in Clojure and raise the acceptance for it, it's still great, of course. But given that his reputation has suffered quite a bit, I'm not sure about this either.
@schaueho @mdallastella I don't like the article much. As you mentioned he he doesn't touch on the things that make Lisp great. He also brings up an example that is very terse, but really, if terseness was everything then we'd all be programming APL. And I like APL.
It somehow feels to me that the only reason the author prefers Clojure over Common Lisp is because the function names are shorter in Clojure.
In this 9 years he spoke a lot about Clojure, it's not the first time. Anyway I think his goal was to explain why he choose Clojure, not to make a deep comparison between Clojure and $LANGUAGE.
The blog post (it's not really an "article") isn't really informational, it's just nice to know that someone with his experience has choose Clojure.
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