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Re: Nested Lambda function gives error in common lisp, guile, emacs lisp


From: Rainer Joswig
Subject: Re: Nested Lambda function gives error in common lisp, guile, emacs lisp but works in scheme. Why?
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2007 05:43:04 +0200
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In article <address@hidden>,
 "." <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Sun, 07 Oct 2007 23:27:20 +0000, David Rush wrote:
> > Makes it sound  like there are two fundamentally different *types* of
> > values And FUNCALL and FUNCTION are the type cast operators between
> > those types. Is this a valid way of looking at this?
> > 
> > david rush
> 
> An expression needs a symbol as it's car.  If the symbol has a
> function-value, that function is called.  If you want to call a function
> that isn't bound to a symbol, you use FUNCALL.   In pseudo-scheme
> is might be defined is (lambda (f args) (f args)). FUNCTION is the accessor
> for the function-value of a symbol.

Which language are you talking about? Certainly not Common Lisp.

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