LISPOS: My manifesto
Wed, 01 Apr 1998 14:29:42 -0600
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Just thought I'd butt in since there wasn't enough mail from people named
> From: Dave Mason <dmason@scs.Ryerson.CA>
> Date: Wed, 1 Apr 1998 13:49:20 -0500
> (select '(acctnum) :from users
> :where `(and (> signupdate 19980101)
> ,(lambda (rec)....)))
> Then select could symbolically evaluate simple comparisons and when it
> saw a function, apply that to the record too.
> I think it wouldn't be so clean in CL, but hopefully I'm wrong and CL
> now has some reasonable support for first-class functions (and
> quasi-quote and unquote).
(select '(acctnum) :from users
:where `(and (> signupdate 19980101)
(I think the '(,) syntax may have been in CL before it was in Scheme.)
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