Real Problems with Python

Neel Krishnaswami neelk at brick.cswv.com
Wed Feb 16 00:12:54 CET 2000


Tim Peters <tim_one at email.msn.com> wrote:
> [Tim]
> > ...
> > More formally, you can certainly *model* Python's scoping in Scheme,
> 
> [Bijan Parsia]
> > Er..Just out of curiosity, what *can't* you model in Scheme? :)
> 
> Smalltalk <wink>.

I know this is a joke, but wasn't Scheme invented because Sussman
wanted to understand how Smalltalk worked by implementing something
like it in MacLisp? I thought that the Smalltalk and Scheme designers
were in regular communication.


Neel



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