[Haskell-cafe] Lambda and closures in PHP -- could
someone please comment?
prstanley at ntlworld.com
Tue Jun 17 18:03:42 EDT 2008
>But all the cool kids have em!
>Seriously though computer languages are about getting things done.
>If this gets more things done for the PHP community in ways
>easier/simpler/faster than before then it's a win.
nerve gas would sort out the problem with mice in our
building too, easier simpler faster than the stupid traps.
>They are after all /their/ deckchairs to play with.
Yes, playing with deckchairs while the ship sinks with that
bloody woman singing "my Heart Will Go on".
>PR Stanley wrote:
> > Blimey! Talk about rearranging the deckchairs :-)
> > With respect, do you not think it'd be wiser for the community to deal
> > with a total lack of proper type checking, the lack of any notion of the
> > general concept of a function, or a whole range of other fundamental
> > issues in PHP first before worrying about closures and lambda
> > functions? I'm no language purist but PHP really does take the biscuit.
> > My personal views and not in any way representing the list .
> > Paul
> > At 17:45 17/06/2008, you wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> The PHP community is discussing the adding of closures and lambdas to
> >> the language, see the proposal at http://wiki.php.net/rfc/closures
> >> If someone with knowledge of both languages could take a quick look it
> >> would be great.
> >> Thanks a lot
> >> Karoly Negyesi
> >> Ps. I am not a member of the PHP internals team, I am just a PHP
> >> developer but I am very very interested in getting these in my
> >> favourite language.
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