Subject: Re: data hygiene [Re: Why is Scheme not a Lisp?] From: Erik Naggum <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 10:10:19 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <email@example.com> * "Paul F. Dietz" <firstname.lastname@example.org> | The result of the caar is not needed immediately. You can software | pipeline these side operations while you continue to cdr down the alist. But the _exact_ same thing can be done for the property list! I do not think you have worked this out for property lists to see how similar the effect is. *sigh* /// -- 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.