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- Subject: Re: Good introductory texts ?
- From: David Kastrup <dak@...>
- Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 17:04:47 +0200
Mario Domenech Goulart <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, 23 Sep 2009 16:29:44 +0200 David Kastrup <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Alex Queiroz <email@example.com> writes:
>>> I would add that there are no statements, everything is an
>> (set! ... ) is not really an expression. It has no value and only
>> side effects.
> According to R5RS, `set!' is an assignment expression
Where is the point in calling a language "functional" when you make its
assignments merely look like expressions, but act as statements?