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Re: Plist-put changes literal argument

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: Plist-put changes literal argument
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2020 20:53:45 -0400

On Wed, 2 Sep 2020 at 20:18, Yuan Fu <> wrote:

> Ok, think more of it, it would be weird to make a full copy of cons
> (and other non-primitive values) on function call. I wonder how do
> other languages deal with this, because I never run into problems like
> this (except for in Python, with its default argument values).

In most languages you can't write a quoted list literal, so you would
end up writing code equivalent to

    (defun test ()
      (test-2 (list :a 'b)))

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