Re: A Simple Notation

From: paul c <>
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2007 14:53:19 GMT
Message-ID: <zNNji.93791$xq1.27111_at_pd7urf1no>

David Cressey wrote:
> "paul c" <> wrote in message
> news:5GAji.92223$1i1.68633_at_pd7urf3no...

>>David Cressey wrote:

> ..
> If I think a little like Sussman, it's not entirely accidental. I
> collaborated with Sussman and three others in the development of MDL, the
> programming language, back in 1971. While I never became a truly
> proficient MDL programmer, I did write a prototype dynamic loader for MDL
> in MDL. It only took about 2 pages of code.
> My role in MDL would have given me an understanding of the data structures
> more than of the workings of the rest of the language.

I saw your name at

I liked the application to fiction, made me think all programming languages are works of fiction that we pretend to believe. Whenever we aren't pretending, mysticism must be involved.

p Received on Sat Jul 07 2007 - 16:53:19 CEST

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