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Re: [Chicken-users] quasiquote, unquote-splicing and cons cells

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] quasiquote, unquote-splicing and cons cells
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2008 15:21:58 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Hans Bulfone scripsit:

> this is exactly how i hoped it to be, but the question is if this
> is actually allowed or if it just works "accidentally".

It is indeed valid to have a lambda-list that is just an identifier,
in which case that identifier is bound to a list of all the arguments.
See the second bullet point in R5RS 4.1.4 at

Another way to think of it is that "r", considered as a list, has a tail
but no head.

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