[plt-scheme] Re: to define, or to let

From: Joe Marshall (jrm at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Apr 9 09:51:20 EDT 2004

"Bradd W. Szonye" <bradd+plt at szonye.com> writes:

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> Bill Richter wrote:
>> That's what I'm missing, Anton.  Did I miss a long discussion?  I like
>> left-to-right eval, but why is a fixed order of evaluation safer?
> Some folks like it because it behaves predictably or intuitively when
> you do use side effects (intentionally or not). 

Left-to-right evaluation cannot behave intuitively when you
unintentionally rely upon it!

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