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Re: Var-free programming (slightly off-topic)

At 06:59 PM 12/4/01, Dan Moniz wrote:
>On 12/4/01 6:44 PM, "Scott McKay" <swm@hotdispatch.com> wrote:
> > I've been wrestling with this question for a while, and here's what I've
> > come up with so far.  So far, I've just been "brainstorming" with myself,
> > and haven't introduced any rigor yet.
> > (1) It should have a small, reasonably orthogonal core that has 
> extensibility
> >      built in from the start.
> > - ARC, I predict, will fail on 1.
>I don't see why Arc would fail on 1. Arc's planned macro facility seems to
>be the perfect fit here.

It will fail because it bolts OO on as a reluctant after-thought,
as far as I can tell.

Predictions are cheap ;-)