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From: William Chesters <williamc@p...>
Subject: RE: first class, recursive, mixin modules (was: RE: first class m odules)
Claudio Russo writes:
 > I'm not really sure it bites that many, but I'd like to be told
 > otherwise. It does really hit you when trying to 
 > implement Chris Okasakis elegant bootstrapped data structures, or
 > emulate object oriented things with modules.  (Together with first-class
 > and recursive structure, you can model quite a bit of object oriented
 > stuff, but I'm not sure how natural or efficient this appproach is.) 

I've always been interested by this; you get an intriguing cross
between (in C++ terms) templates and classes.