With some trickery, you can even implement atoms with property lists, type safe but dynamically typed of course. See the code below. (Warning: the implementation of properties is a real mind-twister, using a folklore trick to implement dynamics using references and functions that I learnt from Daniel de Rauglaudre, although it's been reinvented independently quite a number of times.)http://caml.inria.fr/archives/200105/msg00175.html
"real mind-twister" hack
As described elsewhere, I've quit LiveJournal. If you're interested in my continuing posts, you should look at one of these (each contains feed…
They published a paper on Dremel, my favorite previously-unpublished tool from the Google toolchest. Greg Linden discusses it: "[...] it is capable…
I finally wrote up my recent adventures in treemapping, complete with nifty clickable visualizations.