Cheers Alex. thank you.
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 3:44 PM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote: > Hi Ana, > >> is it safe to assume that all (if not most) code in lisp is a function >> (or is it procedure) call? > > Yes, I would say so. > > I must confess that personally I don't pay much attention to differences > between functions and procedures. I would call them all functions, > albeit some may have no arguments (and thus are more like procedures). > > >> creating a lisp function is a function call to (de). calling (def) is >> a function call to set a symbol's val. eventually any function call >> would call a C-implemented function. and so forth. > > True. > >> the only exception i noticed is calling a symbol without the parens >> which would call EVAL() and return something depending on how the >> symbol was defined. >> >> did i miss anything here? are the terms that i used correct? > > Yes. I would add numbers to the terminology, which return "themselves". > > >> i apologize if you find the question naive. picolisp is my first (and >> hopefully only) LISP. > > No problem! Please let us know which issues may create confusion. > > Cheers, > - Alex > -- > UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:email@example.com?subject=Unsubscribe > -- http://nybl.info -- UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Unsubscribe