[Haskell-cafe] Is Excel a FP language?

Albert Y. C. Lai trebla at vex.net
Wed Apr 25 01:49:12 EDT 2007

Tony Morris wrote:
> My opposition proposed (after some "weeding out") that there is a
> distinction between Excel, the application, the GUI and Excel, the
> language (which we eventually agreed (I think) manifested itself as a
> .xls file).

I say Excel is a functional language. If there needs to be the quoted 
distinction, fine: Excel the language is a functional language, and 
Excel the application is an interpreter of said language.

(Does the opposition self-consistently distinguish Perl the language 
from perl.exe the interpreter?)

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