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perl is a microcosm of computer language theory

> 6.  functional programming (Perl 5, closures) a la Lisp

Hardly!  Perl's closures are useful, but they're no substitute for first
class functions.

Tim.
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From: tim@pipex.net (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.lang.perl.misc,comp.lang.misc
Subject: Re: perl is a microcosm of computer language theory
Date: 14 May 1997 13:16:25 GMT
Organization: UUNET, Cambridge, UK.
Message-ID: <5lcdv9$fm2@tube.news.pipex.net>
References: <199705130337.NAA09273@aaocbnu7.aao.gov.au>

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