[REBOL] Re: Language shoot-out
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 8-Nov-2001 10:01
On Thu, Nov 08, 2001 at 01:20:02PM -0500, Jason Cunliffe wrote:
> A year ago I was evangelizing Python to a respected programmer friend. His
> answer shocked me: "That's all very well, but why don't you switch to a
> functional languauge like ML?". He tried to explain about functional
> languages.. I didn't really get it but did a littel investigating. Now REBOL
> has me hooked and I am honestly not sure quite why :-)
I think that python and rebol can learn from each other.....
I also checked out the haskell site from this thread and
liked the idea of having BOTH compiler and interpreter.
Apply properly, this could be the best of both worlds!
> Please would you try to explain to me [multimedia designer geek] what
> "functional" means in the context of REBOL?
> - Jason
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Maarten Koopmans" <[koopmans--itr--ing--nl]>
> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]>
> Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2001 6:15 AM
> Subject: [REBOL] Re: Language shoot-out
> > But OO and I am converted to a functional kinda guy
> > On Thursday 08 November 2001 11:49, you wrote:
> > > Surely you gotta include Python ?
> > >
> > > http://www.python.org
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