Ruby and Python

Andrew Dalke dalke at
Tue Nov 21 06:44:21 CET 2000

James Logajan wrote:
>Gareth McCaughan wrote:
>> I wouldn't say that C has first-class functions. You can't
>> in any sense make them at runtime, most notably.
>Sure you can. I thought everyone knew how to do that. Just because people
>don't do it much these days doesn't mean its not possible.

One of my favorite tricks is to write the C code to a file then
compile it to a shared library and dlopen it :)

                    dalke at

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