vityok wrote:Whilst watching his talk, it seems to me that the LINQ implementation is described in detail in the famous book.
dlweinreb wrote:Does anyone here know enough about C# and LINQ to know whether the syntactic sugar that they added was something that anyone could add in their own back yard (a la using Lisp macros), or whether the C# designers had to add it as a specific new feature in the C# compiler?
dlweinreb wrote:However, I agree that not mentioning Lisp in the contest of "internal domain specific languages" was odd. But, few people acknowledge Lisp as a source of ideas, even when it clearly is. Java is the one that really bothers me; Gosling never acknowledges how much Java owes to Lisp.
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