[plt-scheme] Re: [plt-edu] Should computer programming be mandatory

From: Joe Marshall (jmarshall at alum.mit.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 15 20:06:22 EDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:00 AM, Greg Woodhouse
<gregory.woodhouse at gmail.com> wrote:
> In any case, you really hit the nail on the head: I recall just a few years
> ago developing a parser driven tool that would work it's way through the
> entire code base and build a dependency graph as best it could. (MUMPS is a
> dynamically scoped language, and side-effcts can live a long time.)

If I recall correctly, it is a common practice for MUMPS programs to side-effect
their own source code during execution.


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