Re: What languages have huge standard libraries?



Jon Harrop <usenet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>Paul F. Dietz wrote:
>> casioculture@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> Common Lisp has ~1000 functions in its standard library.
>>
>> Common Lisp has exactly 978 standardized external symbols in
>> the COMMON-LISP package. However, many of these are not the names
>> of functions.

>As a functional programming language, Lisp's functions are likely to provide
>considerably more functionality compared to languages like C++.

For a carefully selected definition of a functional language.....

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