python list handling and Lisp list handling

Rhodri James rhodri at
Sun Apr 26 02:13:28 CEST 2009

On Sat, 25 Apr 2009 08:07:19 +0100, Mark Tarver  
<dr.mtarver at> wrote:

> OK; I guess the answer to the question
> "Assuming the following Python encodings, and ignoring questions
> of performance, would Python and Lisp lists then be observationally
> indistinguishable? i.e. would these then be fair encodings?"
> is a 'yes'.   Any disagreement?

I'm probably being rather thick, but aren't you saying here
"Assuming that the answer to this question is 'yes', is the
answer to this question 'yes'?"

Rhodri James *-* Wildebeeste Herder to the Masses

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