setting variables in outer functions
horpner at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 1 15:28:33 CET 2007
On 2007-11-01, Hrvoje Niksic <hniksic at xemacs.org> wrote:
> Duncan Booth <duncan.booth at invalid.invalid> writes:
>> In real life code methods are used to implement callbacks
> When I said "closures are used ...", I wasn't trying to be
> preachy about how I think callbacks should be implemented, just
> explaining the use (and usefulness) of *closures*. I'm not
> saying closures are the only method of implementing stateful
> callbacks, nor that they're the best method around in all
>> What is your point here?
> I was simply responding to a subthread that only evaluated
> closures as a SICP-style OOP implementation mechanism. That is
> missing the point of closures.
It really depends on how wide your definition of primitive object
system is. Can you come up with a use-case for nonlocal that
doesn't appear to be a primitive object system?
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