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Re: s-exprs + prototypes

On Friday, June 20, 2003, at 08:44 PM, Anton van Straaten wrote:

>> A preference that could just be due to my greater time with OOP 
>> instead
>> of FP.
> I think this preference comes entirely from OOP.  I also think it's 
> worth
> unlearning (I'm glad I did).  It's definitely not something to cling 
> to if
> you want to get into FP, but of course it can make sense for the kind 
> of
> language you're proposing.

Maybe I should have said "due to my greater time with OOP syntax 
instead of FP syntax".
Because you can easily do FP in a Smalltalk-like language. I do: [it 
all the time].

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