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

Janis Voigtlaender voigt at tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de
Wed Jun 18 09:09:12 EDT 2008

PR Stanley wrote:
>>> With respect, do you not think it'd be wiser for the community
>> [snip]
>> *disgusted*
>> This is exactly the sort of message that haskell-cafe does not 
>> normally contain. Let's not start now.
>> This is a civilized mailing list. Either comment on the nice 
>> gentlemen's PHP closure proposal from a language point of view, or 
>> don't say anything.
> Paul: Uncivilised you say. Well, I would have thought the civilised 
> thing would be to share your concerns discretely with the list 
> moderator.

Hmm, I wonder who exactly this "list moderator" is supposed to be. We
are usually adult enough around here to not need someone to look after
us. I think Jules was well entitled to raise his objections about the
tone of your email in public.

> Instead you've chosen to make a public show of it.
> The Chinese have a saying, and I paraphrase - when you point the finger 
> of accusation at someone/something you have three pointing back at 
> yourself.

Well, at least not this finger...

Dr. Janis Voigtlaender
mailto:voigt at tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de

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