I guess rules of thumb from other lisps about not over using symbol
property lists apply to Pico Lisp as well, if for slightly different
Thanks for the suggesting code I plan to apply it, I think I may need
to read the Pico Lisp Reference from end to end just to get a feeling
for what other goodies are hiding in there.
2008/6/12 Alexander Burger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 09:22:21AM +1000, konrad Zielinski wrote:
>> Having two strings which look the same but are not equal seems like a
>> bit of a design flaw. The intuitive notion would be that strings that
>> look the same should always be equal.
> Two strings ("transient symbols" in PicoLisp terminology) that look the
> same are actually equal, also in PicoLisp.
> They are not, however, represented by the same data object, i.e. they
> are not "pointer equal".
> You have this distinction also in other languages. In 'C' it is '=='
> versus 'strcmp()', and in Java '==' versus String.equal().
> - Alex
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