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Re: Please help on some questions.

From: Scheming Pony
Subject: Re: Please help on some questions.
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:20:50 +0000

[Wow, I wrote a whole production ready sitcom pilot called "Adult Stewie" to get my ideas through (partially) to the venture capitalists.  Here, when I (partially) strip the humor away I immediately get a straight answer.  I admire your work Chris, thank you for your reply.]

Off to “src/runtime/runtime.pkg”.

Stewart Milberger

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On Friday, February 21, 2020 6:35 AM, Chris Hanson <address@hidden> wrote:

The read procedure is in the file “src/runtime/input-port.scm”; most of the implementation is in “src/runtime/reader.scm”.

In general, to find a definition, look in “src/runtime/runtime.pkg” and search for the name; the corresponding file will be shown in the package definition.
On Feb 20, 2020, 5:25 AM -0800, Scheming Pony <address@hidden>, wrote:

For example, where can I find the function `read` or `eval` ? In the case of

[Grandios scheme to reword and rename SICP with the picture language now in 3D--complete with free polarizing glasses, "SICP-TNG", elided.]

I actually think this is a good question for the -devel list. It's a good place to start when trying to understand the source. I'm also interested in what "off list" advice this person received.

My advice FWIW:

(1) Also see p. 561 of SICP 2e footnote 29.
(2) The R in (R)EPL is for "read". What do we need to read "eval"? A reader!

[Grandiose scheme to add AGI to Edwin, creating Edwin/A, and running her for office in 2024 with me on the ticket as grounds keeper, elided.]

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