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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Tla spork

From: Matthew Dempsky
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Tla spork
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 00:32:10 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> I really would like to understand, what's the big difference between writing
> things as
>         if (a) { b } else { c }
> or as
>         (if a b c)
> I mean, yes, there are differences in terms of legibility, but if you ignore
> such details, it's really all the same.

If you think one's more readable than the other, why can't you use:

    (if a then b else c)

or a number of variations on the theme?  You people are too stuck on
the idea of "s-exp == lisp".  (Not you, Stefan, but the arch audience
in general.)

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