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

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at
Date: Thu Apr 9 13:23:50 EDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 11:44 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.

I think the original designers of Java (when it was Oak) were
concerned about the performance impact of closures (I think I read
this is an interview a long time ago).


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