reading file to list

Xah Lee xahlee at
Sat Jan 17 18:34:39 CET 2009

On Jan 17, 9:16 am, Xah Lee <xah... at> wrote:
> Here's a interesting toy problem posted by Drew Krause to
> comp.lang.lisp:
> ...

The code in my previous elisp code got a bump. It should be:

(defun read-lines (file)
  "Return a list of lines in FILE."
    (insert-file-contents file)
     (buffer-substring-no-properties 1 (point-max)) "\n" t)

 (lambda (x) (split-string x " ") )
 (read-lines "xxblob.txt")

The article is now archived at:

• A Ruby Illustration of Lisp Problems


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