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[Axiom-developer] coerce to SEX

From: Tim Daly
Subject: [Axiom-developer] coerce to SEX
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 11:00:46 -0400

SEX, SEXOF, and SEXCAT are Axiom cover functions for lisp S-expressions.

Thus if you want to construct something you have to build it up from
the primitives using things like:

-> m:=[1::SEX, 2::SEX]
                 Type: List SExpression

having this primitive you can "upgrade" it to a list structure with:

-> n:=m::SEX
     (1 2)
                 Type: SExpression

and then you can operate on it:

-> car(n)
                 Type: SExpression

do a ")show SEX" and you can see the ways you can manipulate the SExpression.

SEX is pretty low level stuff. It is essentially lisp list manipulation
at the Axiom level.


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