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Re: CPS in Parrot (was: A plea for a new old language)

At 7:08 PM -0500 8/5/03, Eli Collins wrote:
>  > "They're all globals!" model deeply internalized, then get hit in
>>  rapid succession by Lisp's very different paradigm then a control
>>  flow and variable model completely at odds with what they know to be
>>  true.
>You then show them setjmp/longjmp -- when they gag you Hop, Skip and Jump
>over to chapter 13 of _The Seasoned Schemer_ for a beautiful introduction.

Ah, a 1-2 punch for C programmers--first setjmp, then Scheme! If that 
doesn't send them screaming towards plumbing as a profession nothing 
will. :-P

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