this is very encouraging. thank you for taking time to write 'walls'
of stuff. :D
chewing on this bit by bit.
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 2:28 AM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote:
> Hi Dexen,
> I agree with all you wrote, except when you write about association
>> Nb., this mechanism is used internally in picoLisp for symbol properties=20
>> (aside of the general value of the symbol, each symbol can have any number =
>> (KEY . VALUE) properties associated with it). Access with (get) and (set).
> There is a slight difference: The cells in a symbol's property list are
> not of the form (KEY . VALUE), but of (VALUE . KEY), so they are not
> really an association list.
> 'get' searches for KEY in a similar way, but the convenient feature is
> that 'prop' and '::' return a cell with VALUE in the CAR, so it can be
> used directly with functions that expect a 'var' argument (e.g. 'inc',
> 'dec', 'push', 'pop', 'queue' and so on).
> The statement Access with (get) and (set) is correct for 'get', but I
> assume you mean 'put' for the equivalet setter function.
> About the problem of your "meta!" mail:
>> dexen deVries
> You are right that the mail is indeed clobbered with escaped characters.
> Can it be that this is a problem of mail client(s)? Because mails from
> other members of this group don't have them.
> - Alex
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