azreal1977 at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 7 12:21:04 UTC 2006
From: Jecel Assumpcao Jr
>Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 2:10 PM
>A more radical change to the Squeak VM was Anthony Hannan's VI4 work,
>which gave us better performance and real closures. But though his new
>bytecodes were cleaner, my impression is that he felt the gain wasn't
>enough to justify losing the historical connection to the "blue book"
So what happened with this? I have seen several references in this list
(this is the first one I found) of someone making a good closure
implimentation and it getting rejected. Why are they getting rejected? I
think real completel closures are a requirement for any modern language.
Even Java and C++ (!!!) will have then within a few years.
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