Deep vs. shallow copy?

Ian 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?

Regards

Ian

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