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- Subject: Re: Expanding the standard library functions?
- From: Peter Aronoff <telemachus@...>
- Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2016 19:48:05 -0500
Coda Highland <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thank you. I did say "something like" :P I was just dropping the first
> link that looked even close to being useful.
Sure, and that's fine, but I worry about the way that things like this stay
(half-)alive forever as software zombies. So I figured I'd make it clear
that there are alternatives under active development.
(To be honest, the only reason that I know about the status of the
underscores is because I was checking out prior art while writing my own
little functional-style bag of tricks.)
We have not been faced with the need to satisfy someone else's
requirements, and for this freedom we are grateful.
Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson, The UNIX Time-Sharing System