Brent Simmons : What Happened at UserLand.
A thought that struck me in the swimming pool today. Lazy lists are another kind of late-binding. Everyone hypes lazy lists by saying “wow! you can even have infinitely long lists!” To which the natural response is, “So what? The universe is finite and my life and this program are certainly finite, why should I […]
My Quora answer to the question “Is it still reasonable to say mainstream languages are generally trending towards Lisp, or is that no longer true?“ Based on my recent experiments with Haskell and Clojure. Lisp is close to a pure mathematical description of function application and composition. As such, it offers one of the most […]