"Lambda Dance", Haskell polemic, etc. on O'Reilly site

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak@knm.org.pl
2 Apr 2001 16:27:11 GMT

Mon, 2 Apr 2001 10:59:46 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time), S. Alexander Jacobson <alex@shop.com> pisze:

> http://starbase.neosoft.com/~claird/comp.lang.python/python_varieties.html
> Of particular note here is Vyper implemented in OCAML, which adds tail
> calls, list comprehensions, lexical scoping, full garbage collection, and
> pattern matching to Python...

I was unable to run Vyper (after solving problems with compilation
it does just SIGSEGV). But list comprehensions, lexical scoping and
an improved garbage collection (cycles are collected) are already
in CPython (well, lexical scoping is in beta versions). Python is
changing quite fast.

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