[Haskell-cafe] Lambda and closures in PHP -- could someone please
lanny at cisco.com
Tue Jun 17 15:43:26 EDT 2008
But all the cool kids have em!
Seriously though computer languages are about getting things done.
If this gets more things done for the PHP community in ways
easier/simpler/faster than before then it's a win.
They are after all /their/ deckchairs to play with.
PR Stanley 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 .
> At 17:45 17/06/2008, you wrote:
>> The PHP community is discussing the adding of closures and lambdas to
>> the language, see the proposal at http://wiki.php.net/rfc/closures
>> If someone with knowledge of both languages could take a quick look it
>> would be great.
>> Thanks a lot
>> Karoly Negyesi
>> Ps. I am not a member of the PHP internals team, I am just a PHP
>> developer but I am very very interested in getting these in my
>> favourite language.
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