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