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Comment: Not kidding - Functional Programming (Score 1) 494

by toby (#47928511) Attached to: Scotland's Independence Vote Could Shake Up Industry
Was practically invented in Scotland - The universities of Edinburgh (and Cambridge too) being home to FP research (and researchers like the late Professor Robin Milner and the very much alive Dr Philip Wadler, https://twitter.com/philipwadl... ) that is at least as significant to our industry as Lisp (maybe, eventually, even moreso) - the branch of languages and theory that begat the ML family and begat Haskell.

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