LispOS Kernel: the Tunes approach

Harvey J. Stein
Sat, 3 May 1997 15:19:10 +0300

Fare Rideau writes:
 >    Device drivers come as very basic modules; but functionality
 > common to many device drivers can already be factored into functors
What exactly are you talking about when you say "functors"?  My PhD is
in arithmetical geometry, so I'm quite familiar with category theory,
but I never heard of category theory (and functors, which are
basically homeomorphisms of categories) being used in a computer
programming context.

Harvey J. Stein
Berger Financial Research