Subject: Re: Theories on why Lisp source *seems* to have less comments?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 04:05:37 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Tim X  <> wrote:
| (Rob Warnock) writes:
| > Or Tcl?
| compiled Tcl?

Dunno, sorry. I've never [knowingly] used compiled Tcl.
Mostly I just use the fact the it stores procedure arglists
and bodies where they can be recovered/printed, e.g.:

    tcl>proc foo {a b} {
    =># "FOO A B" adds A & B and returns the sum.
    =>expr $a + $b
    tcl>foo 12 34

Then, later:

    tcl>info args foo
    a b
    tcl>info body foo

    # "FOO A B" adds A & B and returns the sum.
    expr $a + $b


But for a more formal docstring-only retrieval system, you
might want something like this <>.


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