in reply to Perl in the "Microsoft Research Center"

In general, pure research departments at any company are far removed from the shareholders. They do stuff like port Linux to a Mr. Coffee. Microsoft is no exception.

I wanted to explore how Perl's closures can be manipulated, and ended up creating an object system by accident.
-- Schemer

: () { :|:& };:

Note: All code is untested, unless otherwise stated