[Haskell-cafe] New to Haskell

Jake McArthur jake.mcarthur at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 20:23:51 EST 2007

On Dec 19, 2007, at 6:25 PM, John Meacham wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 01:58:00PM +0300, Miguel Mitrofanov wrote:
>>>>> I just want the sistem to be able to print one of these  
>>>>> expressions !
>>>>> Its this too much to ask ?
>>>> Yes, 'cause it means you want to embed almost all source code  
>>>> into the
>>>> compiled program.
>>> So ?
>> So, I don't know any compiler of any language which does it.
> Actually, it is a pretty fundamental feature of the lisp-derived
> languages that they can self modify their own source, and hence keep
> their own source representation all the way through runtime.

I'm not really a Lisp programmer, but don't you mean AST instead of  

I know for a fact that Io stores its source code at runtime though  
(although the emphasis is still on manipulating the AST). Tcl might do  
it too, but I don't really know Tcl and might be wrong.

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