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

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at
Date: Thu Apr 9 07:23:37 EDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 5:44 AM, Stephen De Gabrielle
<stephen at> wrote:
> Is their any evidence that there are problems with providing these
> abstraction tools? It's not like the designers of java were unaware of
> lisps, haskel etc.

The community seems to be adverse to any features provided outside of
the standard language.

doclet, which is a code generator, and inversion of control container
bytecode manipulations, seem to be two of the few things that the Java
community finds acceptable.

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