* Posts by Sandro

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Code scavenging goes formal


First-class Copy & Paste for Code Reuse

Like most problems, textual code reuse has via copy & paste has already been studied, and a language based on first-class copy & paste is being developed [1]; it's called the Subtext language [2]. See a more detailed discussion of it on lambda-the-ultimate [3]. Academia is not so far remove from everyday programming as people seem to think!

[1] http://subtextual.org/OOPSLA06.pdf

[2] http://subtextual.org/

[3] http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/691