Allen's lambda syntax proposal

Brendan Eich brendan at
Fri Dec 5 11:52:10 PST 2008

On Dec 5, 2008, at 11:47 AM, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:

> Given, the nature of the language we have (as opposed to the  
> language we wish we had) I might choose class-like abstractions  
> based upon object literals over conflicting features for support  
> concise expression of control abstraction.

The return hazard exists in Smalltalk too. What's different here that  
makes you choose differently? Of course, there are more choices than  
Tennent-to-the-max lambdas or-else classes-as-sugar.


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