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Re: s-exprs + prototypes
On Sunday, June 22, 2003, at 01:37 AM, Anton van Straaten wrote:
> BTW, with all this talk of "objects" as the ultimate goal of all
> programming, you might want to have a chat with some FunctionalWeenies
> LambdaWeenies, about the mathematical properties of languages. For
> I get the distinct impression you're talking about mutable objects,
> are a big no-no, with all sorts of undesirable properties. They make
> programs more difficult to reason about, analyze, optimize, and
> verify, and
> thus more bug prone.
If you're goal is to optimize for static programs on Von Neumann
architectures, then that's a good point. But don't you think that goal
is a bit short sighted?
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