Subject: Re: data hygiene [Re: Why is Scheme not a Lisp?]
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 10:10:19 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* "Paul F. Dietz" <>
| 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.


  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.