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

Miguel Mitrofanov miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Wed Jun 18 10:54:19 EDT 2008

On 18 Jun 2008, at 18:19, Seth Gordon wrote:

> It seems to me that if a PHP developer sees the Haskell community as  
> a resource for advice on programming language implementation, we  
> should take this as a compliment to the Haskell community.  Repaying  
> that compliment with "your language sucks rocks" strikes me as unwise.

Not necessarily. It can be that they'd implement closures in PHP, make  
a dog's dinner of it (as they always do), and then we would be blamed  
for giving them wrong advises.

Anyway, it seems that PR Stanley was forced to use PHP, no wonder he's  
a little mad at it.

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