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Re: plists, alists, and hashtables

From: Rusi
Subject: Re: plists, alists, and hashtables
Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2015 07:51:31 -0700 (PDT)
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On Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 7:12:07 PM UTC+5:30, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >> 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.

What is arguable is the 'somewhat' :-)

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