Growing a Language

  title={Growing a Language},
  author={Guy L. Steele},
  journal={Higher-Order and Symbolic Computation},
Most of the time, I do not read my talks; I plan the main points and then speak o the top of my head. For this talk, I need to stick to a text, and for good cause. Please bear with me. I think you know what a man is. A woman is more or less like a man, but not of the same sex. (This may seem like a strange thing for me to start with, but soon you will see why.) Next, I shall say that a person is a woman or a man (young or old). To keep things short, when I say \he" I mean \he or she," and when… CONTINUE READING
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