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RE: What's so cool about Scheme?

Bayley, Alistair writes:
> You can classify functional languages as pure/impure,
> lazy/eager. You tend to find that the lazy languages (Haskell,
> Clean, Miranda) are pure, and impure languages (Lisp, Scheme, ML)
> are eager. There's no reason you can't have a pure eager language,
> but I can't think of one (anybody?).

The Opal language is a pure, strict, functional language:


Neel Krishnaswami