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good discussion too :-)
The specific one I was refering to is:
and also all the articles linked to from there... especially:
web programming in lisp with kpax
outperforming s&p 500
even when u think u've given the best intuitive interface possible, users make wrong assumptions.
there should be training mode for webapps like in games like simcity. the problem now is that the manual is text-based. we need something more interactive - to catch not only the common wet-errors but also to show they a better way to do things.
blog in detail about this in my main blog.
conditional comments in html:
k: i tested it and it works gr8!
1. Is the appearance browser-neutral?
2. What happens when font size is changed to very high / very low?
3. What happens when browser window is made very big / very small?
4. What happens when accessibility features are turned on?
5. ALT tags for all pictures?
1. Check for SQL injection bug
2. Are inputs treated as raw strings or expressions?
1. Reverse DNS lookup
2. Referrer tracking
3. Is anyone hotlinking to the images? If impact > $5/day, mod_rewrite
4. List of registered members with history of IP. (note to self: write a program to highlight the owners of multiple logins - identified by logoff-ID1 & immediately login-ID2 from same IP)
5. 404s in error_log? respond immediately
1. Run tool to see spider/robot's point of view
2. Correct keywords in header?
1. Image verification at login creation
2. Email verification to enable advanced features
1. What is the typical KB per user session?
2. How well is caching used?
1. Is it refactored to the best?
2. How much can be opensourced?
3. What is the slowest piece?
read erann gat's prev articles
tayssir 22 points 4 days ago*
There's also people who've abandoned Python for Lisp -- like me. I learned Python (and used it commercially) way before I heard of Lisp.
Now, my commercial work is 100% Common Lisp. The implementation I most use is the proprietary Lispworks.
The author of this article, Ron Garrett (previously Erann Gat, if you want to read more of his interesting insights), tends to be a pessimist on this issue... I get the impression he's a disappointed idealist.
[orig source: http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lan
check for new comments:
single founder myth -- http://www.miketaber.net/articles/TheSi
firefox plugin / boremenot -- http://clinging-to-reality.blogspot.c
kamasutra flash animation that you can use for simulation
gnu common lisp for windows... hopefully it can generate stand alone exe
Jeff: "The original elegance of LISP was lost. When I wrote my rant, I had been away from the LISP world for a number of years. I compared CL to finding out that your high school sweetheard had grown up to be a hooker walking the street...
Jeff, if she wanted to get cleaned up and responsible, how would you advise her?"