[plt-scheme] A Comment on MzScheme Performance vis-a-vis Web Applications

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sun Jun 11 14:55:44 EDT 2006

On Jun 11, Paulo J. Matos wrote:
> On 11/06/06, Mike <mikee at mikee.ath.cx> wrote:
> >
> > Would you please explain more? What free variables? 'n' is defined as
> > a variable to the function. It is not a wandering variable like in
> > BASIC.
> >
> I guess Eli was referring to +, <=, etc which are free if not inside
> module language. Inside module language, they are bound initially to
> something, like mzscheme language or some other language used by the
> respective module but they are not free.

More than "bound initially" -- they are unmutable constants.

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