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Meanwhile, languages like clojure, OMeta, and others are boldly going even further, and with a rigor lacking in the earlier edge dwellers.
Maybe the edge isn't as close as we thought it was. Maybe you can do some really funky things with your language without accidentally summoning eldritch spirits.
Or maybe not.
The only way to find out is to try it--or, if you are of the more prudent proclivities, to watch someone else try it.
17th–19th June 2009