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Date: 2004-01-29 (17:55)
From: Andreas Rossberg <rossberg@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml and concurrency
Martin Berger wrote:
> wouldn't you say that the lack of real closures is a consequence
> of java's lack of a proper function space arrow, rather than a
> separate issue? i don't see how you could have ocaml's full --->
> without real closures, but maybe i'm missing something.

In Java, inner classes could give you (a clumsy form of) closures as 
well, but they don't (since they may not capture non-static variables).

	- Andreas

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