partial application

Mon, 18 Mar 2002 19:28:16 +0000

> ..I was thinking of the following syntax. I orginally had the
> idea for C++, where you can't do partial application at all.


  FC++: Functional Programming in C++

(I wouldn't be defending C++ otherwise, but its set of things you
can't do at all must be a lot smaller than in other languages;-)

They seem to support the _ notation, btw.

Laurent Dami had a lambda-calculus variant that allowed for partial
application by name instead of by position (amongst several other
interesting features:)


Research Opportunity: Refactoring Functional Programs (UKC)
Closing date: Friday 22 March 2002 !!