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Re: manual

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: manual
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 17:10:13 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

> 12.6 Mapping Functions
> ======================

>  -- Function: mapcar function sequence
>      `mapcar' applies FUNCTION to each element of SEQUENCE in turn, and
>      returns a list of the results.

> DOES the function as mapcar evaluate both function and sequence, or
> merely function and not sequence.

I'm not sure I understand the question.  It seems you are asking of both
`function' and `sequence' are evaluated, but that's clearly the case,
since `mapcar' is a function and Elisp is not a lazy language: all
arguments to a function are evaluated before passing them to
the function.


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