Tag: functions

Progress Report #10 – Filling in Gaps

New changes this week in Copper fill in some of the gaps that show up when trying to use Copper for real-world projects. The first of these is the indication of the support of multiple interfaces, which solves the dilemma of distinguishing between polymorphic objects turned into Copper objects. The second is the addition of a system function that enables the sharing of user-created function bodies.

In other notes, the string_map extension received a bug fix for not correctly returning when “exit” was called in the middle of the callback function it was given.

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fun fun fn

Functions are essential to any high level language. Without them, it’s very tedious (and error prone) to do anything. They may be disguised in various ways, being referred to as “sub-routines” or initiated using peculiar keywords like “def” and “defn”, but it’s all the same idea. The difference is often power.

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