Andreas Thiele <email@example.com> wrote:
| To be serious: I think he meant it's imperative - you can only use it by
| creating side effects respectively using assignments.
Actually, while MAPHASH->HASH may use imperative features *internally*,
externally it's behaviour is fully functional [or at least as functional
as the function over which it's mapping], and therefore I would call it
"as functional as MAPCAR" and let it go at that.
Now if it *mutated* the existing input hash table's values... ;-}
[But it doesn't.]
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