Thinking in FP vs OOP for large scale apps => Re: [plt-scheme] Imperative programming : missing the flow

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at
Date: Wed May 16 17:02:26 EDT 2007

On May 16, 2007, at 4:32 PM, Grant Rettke wrote:

> On 5/16/07, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at> wrote:
>> Please find someone who has seen Chet Murthy's invited talk at
>> POPL 2007 and on how he seriously simplified and improved a
>> huge enterprise application with an FP approach and language.
>> He increased performance so much that he saved his customer
>> an order of magnitude of hardware, which is substantial when
>> you think of several warehouses full of machines.
> This one?

Yes. What I really need to find out is whether Chet's slides are  
public. -- Matthias

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