Summary 1:
1. Manipulation of data is totally generic
2. The same very small set of components do
everything, they are merely recombined in
different ways
3. Existing software can be very easily repackaged
as Tn components
4. Everything can be found in one place
5. The system can infer what you want without you
having to specify exactly what
This is called “functional programming” and is a
feature of all higher-order programming languages