Robert Martin argues that Clojure is a replacement for C with its simple syntax and minimal semantics.
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Is the Clojure code available?
Re: Is the Clojure code available?
That's not quite as obnoxious. There's nothing wrong or obnoxious with making an argument for some point of view. The point is to stimulate discussion.
In fact he did make quite a number of good points to illustrate that Closure and C are alike in some ways and not "eggs and oranges".
I don't really follow the "self-absorbed" bit.