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Re: how to add button to emacs that play a elisp code


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: how to add button to emacs that play a elisp code
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:16:48 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Rusi <address@hidden> writes:

> Ive always found that talking about the semantics of
> lisp (as compared to more modern functional
> languages) is quite tricky because of quote.
>
> Here is Wadler spelling out the problem
> http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/people/staff/dat/miranda/wadler87.pdf
>
> I often get into arguments on the python list because
> I find python's 'is' operator (roughly lisp's 'eq) a
> terrible name in that it insidiously coincides
> identity in the philosophical sense with pointer
> identity.
>
> Here
> http://blog.languager.org/2013/08/applying-si-on-sicp.html
> is my own take on this and why even the inventors of
> scheme seem to have missed some key points in scheme
> (lisp) philosophy.

Because Pascal told me to read, it's only fair I tell
you not to read but instead to write code. And instead
of saying you are writing code, why don't you post it
on this list? And then you can tell Pascal he should...
uh, I don't know?

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