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Re: Creating a list


From: Cecil Westerhof
Subject: Re: Creating a list
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 16:11:54 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.3 (gnu/linux)

Barry Margolin <address@hidden> writes:

>> Off course.
>
> I think you mean "of course".

English is not my first language. I'll try to be more correct.


>> But I have a few questions on my mind.
>> - Why is the first shown as value and the second as _symbol_?
>
> Because you quoted the list containing the symbol, so it wasn't 
> evaluated.

Okay, thanks. At the moment it is not important, because I now work with
list instead off with cons, but how would I get it evaluated?


>> - current-amount is a local variable. How is it possible that the symbol
>>   is still defined?
>
> Symbols are permanent, only bindings are local.

Thanks again.

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Cecil Westerhof
Senior Software Engineer
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