rusabd 3 hours ago [-]
I have worked on fairly large Common Lisp project (around 500k lines of actively managed code). That was the most pleasant experience in my professional life. The refactoring was easy, introduction of new features was simple and clear. I attribute it partially to language itself and partially to the team culture. We had a lot of tests BTW. After this I had quite bad experience with a Clojure project in a different company, so I am not dogmatic about lisp supremacy anymore. Still, Common Lisp definitely can be extremely successful in production given proper environment.
"Hi, my name is Merlyn, I just applied for food stamps
I just moved to California, with my boy band
Dropped out of a good school, hippies in my commune
I left 'fore the rent was due, used to want a briefcase
And a short commute, used to wanna sell coke
And whip an Audi coupe, crazy if I did that
Wouldn't be talking to you
Walking through the pit falls of a college student
Crazy how you get them letters and that make you feel accepted
Til you walking 'round the campus and you the only African
Nobody with passion, just cats that take direction well
Take acid trips to find themselves, well..."
[See also: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nq_RSWZt2K8 ]
[via (at 1:55): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDaFOSUxqrY ]