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- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: Russ McManus <firstname.lastname@example.org>, XML Dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 09 Nov 1998 13:47:31 -0500
Russ McManus wrote:
> My understanding is that R5RS includes 'do' in the language, which
> is a primitive, iterative construct.
"do" is iterative but not primitive: it is defined in R5RS
using a high-level macro (now the only kind of macro), using
The *primitive* constructs are application, "if", "set!",
"lambda", and variable reference.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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