Subject: Re: Environment model of evaluation [was: Re: The Scheme FAQ]
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 24 Jul 2001 08:38:59 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme
Message-ID: <9jjc73$5rmju$>
David Rush  <> wrote:
| (Brian Harvey) writes:
| > To put the above in less abstract terms:  Part of the reason for the
| > success of Lisp is precisely that the Lisp programmer doesn't think
| > about what's where in memory.  
| However, s/he *does need to be aware that there are things in
| memory. Despite the admirable efforts of our colleagues in the `pure'
| functional community, mutable data is here to stay (unlike the goto,
| which only continues to exist in languages with fundamentally broken
| control structures).

So... You're saying that Common Lisp has "fundamentally broken control



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