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Re: request for a new function, say, `sequence'

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: request for a new function, say, `sequence'
Date: 26 Mar 2003 10:34:20 +0900

Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> writes:
>    BTW, pale blue-green: I keep wanting to suggest that this function
>    be called `iota', after the APL function with similar
>    functionality.  I think various common-lisp/schemes versions of
>    this function use this name (though I seem to recall that the
>    function signature is usually (iota COUNT &optional START INTERVAL)
> I do not believe that Common Lisp has this function.  Does Guile?

It's not a standard common-lisp function.  However, I think the way I
expressed it is a common formulation for this particular functionality
(I've seen it pop up numerous times).

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