I'm coming from Tcl-world ...

Andreas Leitgeb Andreas.Leitgeb at siemens.at
Wed Aug 7 16:42:00 CEST 2002


Jens Axel Søgaard <usenet at soegaard.net> wrote:
> Andreas Leitgeb wrote:
>> Languages without sugar (such as lisp/scheme but also
>> various assembler-langs as far as I know them) are really
>> abhorrent for me.

> Ahem. There are lots of syntac sugar in Scheme - 
> Examples: [...]
> (and)                                   is sugar for  #t   (true)
> (and <exp>)                         is sugar for   <exp>
> (and <exp1> <exp2>)             is sugar for   (if <exp1> <exp2>)
> ...

>From these examples, I'd guess, you mixed up "sugar" 
 with "sodium sulphate"  (aka: Glauber's salt) ;-)

This is of course just my personal opinion :)


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