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Re: One more question about elisp


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: One more question about elisp
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 22:13:16 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Francis Moreau <address@hidden> writes:

> Xah Lee <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> On Nov 6, 8:46 am, Francis Moreau <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> [...]
>
>>> Could anybody provide a pointer or any hints ?
>>
>> you can use  Association Lists or hash table. For a short tutorial,
>> see:
>>
>> • Elisp Lesson: Hash Table
>>   http://xahlee.org/emacs/elisp_hash_table.html
>>
>
> Thanks for the pointer.
>
> It sounds strange to me (knowing C, python) to use hash tables to
> structure data.

Then you should take a look at Lua.  (hash) tables are the only
available data _structure_ (of course, there are more data _types_, but
still quite a small number).

-- 
David Kastrup


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