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Re: pissed off about functional programming

by skyknight (Hermit)
on Apr 25, 2005 at 13:03 UTC ( #451170=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to pissed off about functional programming

Actually, it turns out that if a functional programming language is Turing complete that it can solve every problem in the world. ;-)
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Re^2: pissed off about functional programming
by JanneVee (Friar) on Apr 25, 2005 at 13:07 UTC
      Not quite "halting", but in nearby news:
      Stevan Little has been playing with push, pop, shift, and unshift on infinite lists. He thinks he has found a bug, although maybe he just hasn't let it run long enough... Larry provided answers as to the correct semantics.

      -- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
      Be sure to read my standard disclaimer if this is a reply.

      *sigh* I'll bet you're no fun at parties.
        :) I'm fun at parties, but not with discussions involving computers or computing... I have a nasty habit of replying with dissections of the wording. Even if I understand and even agree on some point.

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