Re: Storing data and code in a Db with LISP-like interface
Date: 14 Apr 2006 05:19:06 -0700
> "Jan Hidders" <hidders_at_gmail.com> wrote in message
> > Nick Malik [Microsoft] wrote:
> > > Aren't you basically reinventing Prolog or one of its variants? The
> > > of code in a database where the code modifies itself as part of the data
> > > management is fundamental to Prolog.
> > Prolog? Didn't you mean Lisp, or some other functional programming
> > language that allows you to manipulate functions? I wouldn't
> > immediately associate Prolog with "manipulate code as data". Could be
> > me, of course. :-)
> There are Prolog variants that allow one to dinamically assert/retract
> clauses not just facts.
Of course, but that doesn't make Prolog a typical example of a programming language for dynamic programming.
- Jan Hidders