On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 08:52:37AM +0100, meingbg wrote:
> > creating a lisp function is a function call to (de).
> since lisp has a reputation of being a functional language, this observation
> is interesting. Lisp, and picolisp in particular, is quite imperative
Indeed. This can be seen, for example, from the fact that PicoLisp
encourages the use of 'eval' and 'run' more than other Lisps. I was not
fully aware of this, but I find myself executing expressions ('exe's
and 'prg's) in dynamic contexts quite more often than applying functions.
> althought it can be programmed in a functional style.