Re: Jaron Lanier

From: Tony Garnock-Jones (
Date: Thu Nov 27 2003 - 01:16:39 MST

> The result of all of it was that you could produce some interesting
> architectures for specific computational tasks, but producing
> something that had general programming utility was damn hard. We just
> don't know how to do it well.

Are you familiar with the Pi Calculus of Milner, Parrow and Walker?

It is a concurrent calculus with the lambda calculus as one of its closest
non-concurrent analogues, and it can readily be extended into a full
programming language (as lambda can be extended into Scheme, ML etc).


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