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Re: Multiple values passed as single argument to procedure

From: Alex Vong
Subject: Re: Multiple values passed as single argument to procedure
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:25:04 +0800
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Here is an explanation of multiple values by Oleg[0] and an
implementation from the Scheme book[1]. These are more advanced
stuff. Honestly, I usually don't understand what Oleg said. But it is
good to know these references. It is like math, one day when you have
enough background and the right perspective, you will understand what's
going on.


<address@hidden> writes:

> ---- Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> wrote: 
>> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> writes:
>> >ument
>> >> I'm sorry David, but _everything_ that you wrote below is incorrect.
>> >
>> > Well, let me try again.  It's not all that easy to understand.
>> You're obviously quite intelligent and knowledgeable, so it's probably
>> my failure to explain it well more than anything else.  We can try again
>> together.
> Thanks Mark for that most excellently lucid explanation! I had vague
> notions before
> but I have a much deeper appreciation now.
> Back in the day, I used Forth a bit.  Multiple arguments and multiple
> return values
> were pretty much the same thing. (the stack) And it was easy, because
> of the syntax
> of the language.  Yeah, I agree, syntax is the main blocker here.
> Thanks again!
>   -Dale

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