Minimum set of primitives?
James A. Crippen
Thu, 19 Mar 1998 04:24:00 -0900 (AKST)
I was just thinking, one of the best places to see what a minimum set of
primitives needed for a scheme/lispish language is the end of R4RS, in the
semantic definitions. It's a bit hard if you don't understand the
symbology, but get past that and you'll see the outline for the entire
language is based off of several simple primitives, the rest are all
syntactic extensions. It's very comprehensive. Go read the R4RS.
James A. Crippen, CS/Math tenured undergrad <<Lambda calculus .-.
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