David Nolen critiques the tools, languages and methodologies used today from the perspective of solving the “mapping dilemma”, introducing match, a pattern matching library for Clojure.
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I have a comment about the answer at the end of the talk which was about how pattern matching is closed for extension because it's not possible to add more clauses later and how the presenter is thinking about ways to solve that. But isn't that what polymorphism is for which is like and open ended pattern matching?
Two thumbs up for the presentation style, you know, quote of Alan Kay, a french guy wearing arabic keffiyeh. Well done.