[plt-scheme] Re: Why "lambda"?

From: Luciano Ramalho (ramalho at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Jun 1 11:12:31 EDT 2009

On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 7:53 PM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> Aside: Though Postel's Law makes for good copy, it's also the cause
> for at least part of the current mess with HTML, JavaScript, and
> browsers.

And also the cause of the runaway success of the Web, which after
decades finally allowed the Internet to benefit people who were not in
some academic niche.

If malformed pages and ill-defined programming languages were
verboten, a lot of wonderful things would just not have been built...



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