Juan Carlos Arevalo-Baeza
Wed, 14 Nov 2001 12:02:51 -0800
On Wed, 14 Nov 2001 12:05:44 +0000, Keith Wansbrough wrote:
>>=A0>Yeap, that's exactly what I thought (I think - what exactly=
is a 'closure'?
>>=A0=A0:) I'll try to tackle this one. I have always had trouble=
understanding this concept, and I haven't been able to find a=
good definition or description on the web. It's always assumed=
you know what's being talked about, for some reason.
>Please submit your explanation to FOLDOC or the Haskell Wiki (or=
>Otherwise your carefully-crafted explanation will end up lost=
deep in a mail archive somewhere and never be seen.
:) I'll be happy to. I just don't know how accurate my=
explanation was. I do not claim to know what a closure is. Never=
read a single definition of it. This whole explanation is, at=
best, an educated guess built from all the contexts where I've=
heard it mentioned.
I'll wait for some confirmation from somebody who knows.
No problem. There's nothing like trying to explain something=
to be able to understand it more fully :)
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