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Re: Logo baseline

From: Matt Wette
Subject: Re: Logo baseline
Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 06:59:17 -0800
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On 1/19/20 6:11 AM, Arne Babenhauserheide wrote:
Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
Other adjectives I proposed (fast, functional) don’t quite apply to
these, though.
Functional doesn’t apply to Guile much better than to CPython.

I think "functional" is used in the formal sense.
The term applies to Scheme, Haskell, SML: e.g., they iterate through recursion. Python, Lua, Perl, Javascript are imperative: e.g., they iterate through i=i+1.

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