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

Jonathan Cast jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Wed Jun 18 11:07:59 EDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-06-18 at 16:00 +0100, PR Stanley 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 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.

I could, and I think you're full of it, too.

So there.


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