Subject: Re: The LOOP macro
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 14:07:19 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Barry Margolin  <> wrote:
| ... The power of LOOP isn't in the iteration; just about every
| programming language has reasonable iteration mechanisms.
| The more unique feature is the action verbs like COLLECT and SUMMING.

And the automatic destructuring into iteration variables -- I find
myself using that a lot [see previous examples posted]. Things like:

	(loop for (key . value) in alist
	      and (key2 value2) on plist by #'cddr


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