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

PR Stanley prstanley at ntlworld.com
Wed Jun 18 11:24:35 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.
>I could, and I think you're full of it, too.
>So there.

Paul: I rest my case! :-)
you cowardly hypocrit!

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