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Re: plists, alists, and hashtables

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: plists, alists, and hashtables
Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2015 09:42:04 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> I think what you're getting at is that (core) Lisp is somewhat
>> "untyped", so alists/plists can't be distinguished from other data built
>> using cons-cells: only the user knows whether that cons cells is meant
>> to be an alist or a plist or something else.
> This is a strawman argument.

No: it's not an argument at all, it's a simple statement of fact.


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