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

PR Stanley prstanley at ntlworld.com
Wed Jun 18 11:00:29 EDT 2008

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

Paul: How did you know? :-)
You know, the funny thing is that all these so-called civilised 
people can find time and energy to have a go at me but can't be 
bothered to help the chap with the original query.

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