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Eric Pascarello
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This is a good friday read: http://james-iry.blogspot.com/2009/05/brief-incomplete-and-mostly-wrong.html

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From the comments:


Jacquard's loom wasn't concurrent? It was pretty thoroughly multithreaded, I'd have thought!



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Ulf Dittmer
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Thanks for the laugh. If it was less brief, it might have been even more incomplete...


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turtles AND Larry Wall, oh, and Lisp!

hoo-ray!


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