'if' as a _function_, in Scheme and Python
pandeng at telepath.com
Fri Aug 20 02:01:45 EDT 1999
On Fri, 20 Aug 1999 00:24:25 GMT, Barry Margolin
<barmar at bbnplanet.com> wrote:
>No. Remember that then-branch and else-branch are thunks. It doesn't
>matter whether you evaluate them, they don't do anything until you *call*
Yes, but that doesn't negate what I said--it's not equivalent to IF
(since IF doesn't require that you wrap the expressions in thunks).
Essentially, you're changing the problem to fit your solution. I guess
I don't really see any point in doing that.
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