ML as the ES4 spec meta-language

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Fri Oct 20 13:14:38 PDT 2006


Brendan Eich scripsit:

> We seem to have chosen ML (OCaml with call/cc, probably) as the meta- 
> language for the ES4 spec.  

That's why it's called ML (MetaLanguage); ML began as a metalanguage.
I wish you were using SML instead of OCaml, but I suppose I can learn.

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