History of EQ (was: Re: [E-Lang] Progress & Non-Progress
Thu, 17 May 2001 09:16:33 -0700
I agree!!! :-)
Thank you! (It was a fun discussion!)
At 02:07 PM 5/17/01 +0100, Tyler Close wrote:
>There seems to be an important historical omission on the "History of the
>Grant Matcher" page at:
>I remember the last time I was in the Bay Area, Norm, Dean, MarkM, Ping
>and I had a group meeting to get the definitive status of the EQ question.
>Walking into the discussion, all of Norm, MarkM, Ping and I were of the
>opinion that EQ was necessary and were expecting to see the Grant Matcher
>Puzzle carry the day. I remember being very surprised (and impressed) when
>Dean single handedly won the debate by demonstrating that the Grant
>Matcher Puzzle could also be solved using a sealer/unsealer pair. I
>remember MarkM conceding the point and deciding that E would continue with
>EQ for the sole reason of maintaining familiarity for Java programmers. I
>believe Ping has a more or less complete transcript of the discussion, as
>he was nominated as stenographer.
>Let's update the history books before this one gets lost in the mist of time!