The Beginning It started with an innocent enough blog post by Guido van Rossum commenting on Python’s lack of tail call elimination in Python’s history. Okay, not even commenting – it was a parenthetical sentence fragment! “Origins of Python’s “Functional” Features” on The History of Python The internet went crazy with comments. Guido attempted to […]
[repost, from fall 2008] I caught this talk on earlier blogs – well, not so much a technical talk as a performance. Richard P. Gabriel and Guy L. Steele wax poetic on 50 programming languages in 50 statements each of 50 words. “50-in-50” http://blip.tv/file/1472720 That is all.