[Haskell-cafe] Re: New to Haskell

Cristian Baboi cristi at ot.onrc.ro
Tue Dec 18 05:58:15 EST 2007

On Tue, 18 Dec 2007 12:49:52 +0200, Miguel Mitrofanov  
<miguelimo38 at yandex.ru> wrote:

>> >> - the lambda expressions can be written (input) but cannot
>> >> be printed  (output)
>> > This is a fundamental property of the language.  A lambda
>> > expression is programme and at runtime the system doesn't
>> > know one lambda expression from another (all it can do with
>> > one is apply it to something).
>> Even C can apply a function variable to an argument (function pointers).

> Yes, and Haskell can do it also. But C, I guess, can't print out a  
> source code for a function (well, there can be some weird dialects of C  
> I'm not aware about). Haskell can't do it either.

Well, LISP can, if I remember it right.

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