(this paper by way of lispmeister)
Featured in Sun Labs: The First Ten Years (1991-2001).
Unfortunately their website appears as a black hole if you have TCP Explicit Congestion Notification enabled. This is the default with Linux 2.6, but you can disable it with:
echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_ecn
Functional Objects. Matthias Felleisen. ECOOP 2004. slides (pdf).
In my talk, I will compare and contrast the two ideas of programming and programming language design. I will present and defend the thesis that good object-oriented programming heavily "borrows" from functional programming and that the future of object-oriented programming is to study functional programming and language design even more.
Not all that much that is new for LtU readers, but a nice overview none the less. Includes some details about the PLT Scheme approach to modules and objects.
Link: MSDN TV: Whiteboard with Anders Hejlsberg
(The cameras seem to be following Anders around these days).
Anders answers questions from Tech-Ed audience about C# design decisions and possible future directions of the language. A number of subjects are discussed, including AOP, multiple inheritance, closures, guaranteed dispose, etc...
I'm about 30 minutes into the hour and a half video. Quite interesting from a PL perspective. I'll enter my notes into the comments section as time permits.
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