Subject: Re: simple list?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 1999/06/07
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme
Message-ID: <7jfve3$>
Manfred Knemeyer <> wrote:
| What adjective describes a list whose elements are only atoms,
| no lists?

AFAIK there is no standard term for that, but if (for whatever
weird reason) you need to talk about those a lot you might try
referring to it as "flat" or "flattened", by analogy to what
comes out of the common homework-assignment procedure "flatten"
[a depth-first tree walk which collects the leaves]...


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