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From: Charles Hannum <mycroft@duality.gnu.ai.mit.edu>
To: culliton@srg.srg.af.mil
Cc: malte@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de, rc@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
Subject: Re:  list operators
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1993 16:08:41 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <199309152008.QAA02254@duality.gnu.ai.mit.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9309151538.aa26471@ceres.srg.af.mil> (culliton@srg.srg.af.mil)

	   ; x = ( 1 2 3 4 5 )
	   ; y = $x(-3)		# all members except 3

Having that be `all members except the 3rd one' would be okay.  Having
it be `all members except the one that matches the string `3'' would
be gross.  The latter requires a different syntax.

  reply	other threads:[~1993-09-15 20:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
1993-09-15 19:38 Tom Culliton x2278
1993-09-15 20:08 ` Charles Hannum [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
1993-09-17 17:32 Stefan Dalibor
1993-09-16 10:11 malte
1993-09-15 21:04 Tom Culliton x2278
1993-09-15 20:47 Brynjulv Hauksson
1993-09-15 19:01 rsalz
1993-09-15 18:29 Byron Rakitzis
1993-09-15 18:28 malte
1993-09-15 18:07 rsalz
1993-09-15 17:55 malte

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