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Re: combination problem solved with Mathematica
> i once read a quote on the net from a person who said that a professor > teaching ML at cmu told the class "if you submit to the discipline, you'll > learn to like it" (which i suppose makes ML a B&D language). Sounds like someone who was teaching ML unwillingly and wanted to turn people off in revenge. > typechecking is a special type of pattern matching (Cameron Smith called > it "pattern matching at the top-level only") This is available in the > Mathematica programming language and in addition you can use all sorts of > other pattern matching constraints. Explain, please. > as the user-defined library of Mathematica grows, there will be the > definite danger that the language could degenerate from the proliferation > of poorly written user-defined expressions. This appears to be a universal problem.