Why is tcl broken?

Klaus Schilling Klaus.Schilling at home.ivm.de
Mon Jun 28 19:51:07 CEST 1999


Marco Antoniotti <marcoxa at copernico.parades.rm.cnr.it> writes:

> Paul Duffin <pduffin at mailserver.hursley.ibm.com> writes:
> 
> 	...
> 
> > Correct. With Tcl you can create new control structures which
> > are indistinguishable from the built in ones, you cannot do
> > that in Python. Python is much more rigid in its syntax although
> > it does have a lot of nice hooks to allow objects to behave
> > in different ways.
> 
> But you can do that much more easily and elegantly in the L-word
> language :)

It can be done best in the Scheme, by means of the almighty 
call-with-current-continuation, the best of all control structures,
and define-syntax on top of it.

Klaus Schilling




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