Joy, Lambdas, Combinators, Procedures
Thu, 3 Feb 2000 20:45:05 -0800 (PST)
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> > There is another way to eliminate parentheses which is much
> > better. Simply write the application of "f" to "x" as "@fx",
> > prefixing "@" to the function expression and parameter
> > expression. Of course, any atomic expression would work
> > in place of "@" (we chose "@" because it suggests "application").
> The purely applicative programming language unlambda, based on combinators,
> uses ` instead of @ (actually, I fear that unlambda is not so pure, in that
> it has imperative I/O). See around
thanks for mentioning it.
They do use ` in the same way that i used @
what a silly system...
The quining part is especially interesting.
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