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Re: s-exprs + prototypes

> Perhaps I just need to know more about the specific language(s) you're
> talking about.  I'm saying that if you need to e.g. create a class with an
> apply method and create instances of that class, in order to get
> functions, then the language in question has taken its paradigm to an
> extreme which makes it less general, in a sense.  Or less basic, if you
> prefer - I don't really care what term is used, only that there's a
> that is lost which has some importance.

Luca Cardelli argues that "objects are more basic than procedures".