> On Jan 13, 2018, at 11:14 AM, Zelphir Kaltstahl <zelphirkaltst...@gmail.com>
> Anyway, I hope to understand how the Y-combinator works with the help of "The
> Little Schemer", which I am reading currently. I am not at that chapter yet.
> I am taking my time, first thinking through the stuff and later typing it
> into the machine and thinking about it again, sometimes noticing some detail
> when I type the code and sometimes making a little experiment with that code.
> Already on my way through "The Little Schemer" I hit some useful procedures,
> which helped me with a totally unrelated problem when coding my blog in
> Racket. So it's definitely useful.
Yes, that’s the correct approach to reading, something I have to teach most
college freshmen (and I fail many of them or do they fail me?).
> "The Little Schemer" is starting slow for people who have programmed before,
> but seeing, that I am only half-way through and already got some interesting
> knowledge from it, one should not underestimate the acceleration in this book.
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