What can you do in LISP that you can't do in Python
hannah at schlund.de
Tue May 15 12:48:47 EDT 2001
In article <9dpt7p$eb5$0 at 184.108.40.206>,
David LeBlanc <whisper at oz.nospamnet> wrote:
>Wear out your paren keys.
Oh yeah. Use an editor with a shortcut like "close all pending open
>Try to keep ancient names for registers turned to function names
>straight: cadr caddr cadddr etc. etc. etc.
Use car/cdr if you use the conses as pairs, use first, rest, second,
third, ... (up to tenth in the CL standard!), rest if you consider
the value a proper list.
>Reinvent a lot of wheels far too often.
In Scheme? Yes. In CL, I wouldn't think so.
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