> Note that the definition of 'closures' is not synonmous > with anonymous code blocks. Other languages use the term > 'lambda expression' to mean an anonymous block of code; > there's some strong opinions against confusing the > semantic concept of a closure with the syntactical > structure used for defining an in-line function. > > There's more discussion on this, including input from > other language designers and functional systems, hosted on > EclipseZone > > http://www.eclipsezone.com/eclipse/forums/t86911.html > > Alex.
he he...funny thread. All the hot heads of the PL community gathered together and they can not give a clear definition for one of the basic constructs of their favorite tool.
How do they expect the rest of the world to get functional programming?