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RE: Var-free programming

> > One way to describe why names are nice and so fundamental to so many
> > notations is that names give you a way to access things multiple
> > times.
> Except (and I know I don't need to tell you this) Unix gives you
> another nice way of doing this: `tee'.  It's "nice" modulo Unix,
> namely it stuff things in files, but it suggests a natural combinator.

Of course, names can refer to more than one thing, which is more power
than I want.

When I first read this, I thought you were talking about the `nice'
command in Unix.

-- Paul