Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Lisp type philosophy catching on fast

I have noticed this new trend where the advantages of pure functional programming are filtering into newer languages in the main stream. One specific pivot point is concurrency and scalability. The paradigm of how immutability==high concurrency==scalability is being replicated in multiple ways, first map reduce now this. Its high time the goodness of lisp like languages was not restricted due to its esoteric coding style ...

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