Re: Add nested-function support in a language the based on a stack-machine

Kartik Agaram <>
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:31:35 -0700

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From: Kartik Agaram <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:31:35 -0700
Organization: Compilers Central
References: <> 18-03-042 18-03-049 <> 18-03-055 18-03-060
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Keywords: C, design
Posted-Date: 14 Mar 2018 09:30:07 EDT

On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 5:07 PM, Kaz Kylheku <> wrote:
> Anonymous functions without environments are basically just
> function pointers.
> If those are first class functions, then C has first class functions.

C doesn't have anonymous functions (ignoring a combination of GNU
extensions added sometime after 1988). But you mentioned anonymous
functions, so you must be aware of this. So I'm not sure what you're

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