Subject: Re: shootout: implementing an interpreter for a simple procedural language Minim
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 03:16:36 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.functional
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Rayiner Hashem  <> wrote:
| The basic while-loop is like 0.1% of the power of a good looping
| construct. Things get interesting when you're iterating over multiple
| data structures, advancing the iteration irregularly in each one, all
| while trying to avoid consing too much in an inner loop.

Exactly what I was trying to illustrate in my "WIRLEX" example
a little while back [in the "Java discovers map" thread]...


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