Subject: Re: Newbie question about "cons"?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2007 04:27:34 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Paul Wallich  <> wrote:
| One of the mid-80s introductions to Lisp (Touretzky?) posited a nice 
| thought-experiment to do this with two arrays: the first array holds all 
| the cars in your universe, the second array holds all the cdrs.

Uh... This is how people did list processing in Fortran
in the late 1960's and early 1970's. Sometimes they even
used three arrays -- VALUE (car), NEXT (cdr), and PREV --
to get doubly-linked lists.


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