At 2018-05-17T11:11:26-04:00, Greg Hendershott wrote:
> One gotcha, which I remember confusing myself with, early on:
> (define 'foo "foo")
> '1 ;"foo"
> '2 ;"foo"
> Huh? That's because 'foo is reader shorthand for (quote foo). So the
> above is actually:
> (define (quote foo)
> (quote 1)
> (quote 2)
Yes, that'd be certainly confusing if one types (define 'foo "foo")
instead of (define foo "foo") by mistake.
Thanks for all the interesting information.
PS: Just migrated to racket-mode from geiser, so will ask here if I have
any queries there. Thanks for the mode too!
N. Raghavendra <ra...@hri.res.in>, http://www.retrotexts.net/
Harish-Chandra Research Institute, http://www.hri.res.in/
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