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

Jonathan Cast jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Tue Jun 17 22:26:21 EDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 18:45 +0200, Karoly Negyesi wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

I program in Perl for a living, so hopefully you'll understand when I

(a) I would *never* want to use an implementation of closures like that.
(b) Closures as proposed are *far* better than not having closures.


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