Subject: Re: Newbie: How does a lambda recurse?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 23:47:23 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* William D Clinger
| I have no idea what Erik might mean by "massively wasteful programming
| styles".

  Really?  I thought you had hung around here for a while...

  E.g., the classic Scheme mistake: Using recursion where absolutely no
  state information is retained between iterations, such as traversing down
  a list with recursive calls.
  In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none.
  In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.

  70 percent of American adults do not understand the scientific process.