Of what use is 'lambda'???

Jonadab the Unsightly One jonadab at bright.net
Tue Sep 26 16:38:21 CEST 2000


ge at nowhere.none (Grant Edwards) wrote:

> Which means that you can not do things like like file-system or
> network operations (or even console I/O) in a strictly
> functionaly language.   Right?

That was the obvious conclusion I made.  Well, in a *purely*
functional language.  (Apparently "strict" has a special 
nonstandard meaning for functional programmers...)

- jonadab



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