Basic Lambdas and Explicit Tail Calls Repackaged
brendan at mozilla.com
Mon Dec 8 10:18:15 PST 2008
On Dec 8, 2008, at 9:35 AM, P T Withington wrote:
> On 2008-12-08, at 12:19EST, Brendan Eich wrote:
>> But is it really worth the trouble? The C heritage, specifically
>> most JS hackers' training, militates against JS ever being used in
>> the large as an expression language.
> Are you saying these new dogs are incapable of learning the tricks
> us old dogs already know? Sucks to be them. :P
I said "militates against". We'd be swimming against a tide.
There could be a new tide coming, who knows? We know the JavaSchools
waxed during the last bubble, and after; will they wane now in favor
of SchemeSchools (Matthias Felleisen's curriculum at Northeastern)?
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