> J. Landman Gay wrote
>> All the "native" LC functions are nouns.
> Um, no.
> That's just sematic sugar the xtalk language creates around some functions.
> put the date
> put the target
> is the same as
> put date()
> put target()
> Ruby allows the same thing, albeit in a more generic form, i.e. you can
> create your own function and call it either way.
Yeah, but semantically they're all (or mostly all) nouns so that the
"the" can be there. I believe there are some commands that are actually
functions too, but we don't have to care about it.