Ben Scott <> writes:
> On Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Joshua Judson Rosen
> <> wrote:
> > I woke up after seeing this in a dream, this morning:
> "You know you've been hacking too long when ... more than once, you
> have woken up recalling a dream in some programming language."
> (

Yeah, no kidding.

I once dreamt that I was trapped in a Y combinator (or the combinator was
stuck inside my dream?). I woke up from that dream 7 times in a row,
without going back to sleep, before I gave up and did go back to sleep.
Then the next (10th) time I woke up, I had finally *really* popped out.
I think I may have actually run into the dream's stack-depth limit
when I came crashing back to reality.

The funniest part of that dream was that I had it back in high school,
before I even knew what a Y combinator was--which, I guess, is actually
kind-of appropriate....

"When (λf.((λx.f(xx)) (λx.f(xx)))) comes calling, it's all too tempting
 to callback."

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