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Re: Lisp anime video

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Lisp anime video
Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 17:11:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

tomas wrote:

>> And not that people were handling huge and complicated
>> nested data structures? Which sounds very impractical and
>> error prone? Only they were so skilled it still worked?
>> With `car', `cdr', and, literally, 28 combinations?
> Never forget that a list's car can also be... a list.
> That's the fun part :-)

Indeed, the universal data structure is a list (or a pair
even) ... with that you can express, store, and compute
everything and anything (that is computable).

>> I never understood that, well, in general, but
>> specifically, what are "patterns and metapatterns" and
>> how/when is it that "we" use those?
> All the time :)

Do tell ...

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