Modifying Class Object
benjamin.kaplan at case.edu
Sun Feb 14 01:56:16 CET 2010
On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 7:50 PM, Alf P. Steinbach <alfps at start.no> wrote:
> At this point consider whether it's possible to implement Pascal in Haskell.
> If it is possible, then you have a problem wrt. drawing conclusions about
> pointers in Pascal, uh oh, they apparently can't exist.
> But if it is not possible to implement Pascal in Haskell, then Haskell must
> be some etremely limited special-purpose language, not Turing complete --
> is that acceptable to you?
You're actually just proving his point here. It doesn't matter what
model Haskell uses, a version of Pascal implemented in Haskell has
pointers. Likewise, regardless of what model the implementation of
Python uses, Python itself doesn't have pointers, it has objects and
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