Use of abbreviations in scripts

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Sun Oct 15 21:24:19 EDT 2006


On Oct 15, 2006, at 6:33 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Ken, cdr and car are the building blocks of lisp... which remind me  
> of a badge I saw in a car once which was "my other CAR is FIRST"...
>
> when you have a list, for example '(1 2 3 4 5) then car returns 1  
> and cdr returns '(2 3 4 5). And with that you can make loops and  
> loops and loops till you find your self in recursive bliss.

Rats!  I got it backwards.  They are going to take away my lisp  
license.  Good thing I'm now a Revolutionary.  (I jumped onto "first"  
and "rest" as soon as they came out because I never did remember right.)

Dar




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