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Richard Tobin scripsit:

> When I think of Scheme I think of call/cc, hygienic macros, everything
> done with a minimal number of primitives, all non-functional operators
> marked (set! etc), a denotational semantics in the appendix.  Python
> is a bit lispy in having lots of list functions and some version of
> lambda, but it's hardly Scheme.

It has continuations.  Hygienic macros are a Good Thing, but didn't make
it into the standard until R5RS; many implementations are still at R4RS.
The rest is ... syntax.

John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        jcowan@reutershealth.com
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all.  There are
no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that
they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --The Hobbit


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