Of course you are right. I was somehow fixated and had lost the context.
Sorry for the noise.
> On Feb 25, 2017, at 9:34 AM, Ben Greenman <benjaminlgreen...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The printed explanation is giving the meaning of the whole line (in the
> context of the call to member) --- not just the meaning of the application
> (null? lat)
> Hope this helps
>> On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 11:17 AM, Kieron Hardy <kieron.ha...@gmail.com>
>> I'm going through The Little Schemer (Fourth Edition). On page 23 the first
>> question posed asks:
>> What is the meaning of the line
>> ((null? lat) #f)
>> lat is (mashed potatoes and meat gravy)
>> The printed explanation seems to be a misprint as it appears to be the
>> answer to a different question:
>> (null? lat) asks if lat is the null list. If it is, the value is #f, since
>> the atom meat was not found in lat. If not, we ask the next question. In
>> this case, it is not null, so we ask the next question .
>> Is the printed answer wrong, or am I missing something?
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