[Haskell-cafe] Re: Lambda and closures in PHP -- could someone please comment?

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Tue Jun 17 15:31:23 EDT 2008

PR Stanley <prstanley at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> Blimey! Talk about rearranging the deckchairs :-)
> With respect, do you not think it'd be wiser for the community to 
> deal with a total lack of proper type checking, the lack of any 
> notion of the general concept of a function, or a whole range of 
> other fundamental issues in PHP first before worrying about closures 
> and lambda functions?  I'm no language purist but PHP really does 
> take the biscuit.
> My personal views and not in any way representing the list .
Oh yes they are. I'd rather smash my head repeatedly into a wall than
suffering the agony of using a hacked cat.

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