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Re: what most every language is missing :-)
Edward O'Connor wrote:
>>How about adding a "might-equal" operator?
> This joke immediately reminded me of ``The Best of Intentions: EQUAL
> Rights--and Wrongs--in Lisp'' by Kent Pitman (available on the web at
Another paper in this spirit is "Copying and Comparing: Problems and
Solutions" by Peter Grogono and Markku Sakkinen
(http://citeseer.nj.nec.com/grogono00copying.html). All language
designers should read this IMHO.
Pascal Costanza University of Bonn
mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Institute of Computer Science III
http://www.pascalcostanza.de Römerstr. 164, D-53117 Bonn (Germany)