Nothing to do with Scheme (was: Re: [plt-scheme] No More Boring Code)

From: hendrik at (hendrik at
Date: Wed Apr 8 21:30:52 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 11:01:41AM -0700, John Clements wrote:
> Honestly, this has nothing to do with Scheme.  There are *lots* of  
> languages out there that have the abstraction tools available to get  
> rid of the boring junk; Haskell, ML, Scheme, LISP, etc.  In a perfect  
> world, I'd like to create a rallying cry for *all* proponents of  
> functional programming.

And the abstraction tools aren't even in conceptual conflict with 
imperative programming.  Why *do* all those languages leave tnem out?

-- hendrik

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