Real closures

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at
Sat Oct 7 21:18:00 UTC 2006

Mathieu wrote:
>> Seriously, if you wanted closures a better bet may be to take the
>> existing infrastructure and hack that support in the current
>> compiler[*]. If you know what you're doing this takes a couple of weeks
>> but then it's done. The trouble with that new compiler is that while
>> it's used for a lot of exciting research there doesn't seem to be anyone
>> who is willing to spend the time to address the "boring" issues that are
>> so important for the non-research users of a compiler.
> Witch boring issues are you talking about?

Error messages, decompilation, speed. I'm glad to see you're going to 
work on error messages, though.

   - Andreas

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