Subject: Re: Lisp and trees
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 21:26:51 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Jeff Sandys <>
| Lisp *IS* a binary tree.  It's basic memory structure is a cons cell of
| two pointers (car and cdr) to other cons cells.

  What utter nonsense.  First, a binary tree has two pointers and at least
  one value.  Second, "it's" and "its" are still different.  Third, there
  is no particular memory structure that merits "basic" in Common Lisp.

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