Linked by Ritesh Kumar on Thu 13th May 2004 19:31 UTC
General Development In recent years "scripting languages" are becoming a path which is a must go for rapid application development. The open source community has seen many scripting language implementations. Some really popular and good ones available are perl and python.
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The Theory of Classification
by Brian Zhou on Thu 13th May 2004 21:06 UTC

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Mary was trying to find out about type systems in general and the basic classification of languages in terms of the typing system they use.
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The series of papers "The Theory of Classification" by Anthony J H Simons are pretty good on that topic -

http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~ajhs/classify/

IMHO Scheme is an excellent candidate to build other languages on.