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[REBOL] Re: Language shoot-out

From: jasonic:panix at: 8-Nov-2001 13:20

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 :-) Please would you try to explain to me [multimedia designer geek] what functional means in the context of REBOL? thanks - Jason