Deep vs. shallow copy?
hobson42 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 12:38:22 CET 2014
On 13/03/2014 03:09, Rustom Mody wrote:
> Call the action-world the 'imperative' world.
> Call the value-world the 'functional' world ('declarative' would be
> better but 'functional' is too entrenched).
> [Following table meant to be read with fixed (courier) font]
> | | Imperative | Functional |
> | Language entity | Statement | Expression |
> | Denote (and think with) | Action | Value |
> | Abstracted into | Procedure | Function |
> | Atoms are | Assignment | Constant/Variable |
> | Data Structures | Mutable | Immutable |
> | Loop primitive | Recursion | Iteration |
> | World is | In time | Timeless (Platonic) |
Small typo I think in that the looping Primitives are switched about?
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