[plt-scheme] How to insert an element in empty list?

From: Bill Wood (william.wood3 at comcast.net)
Date: Mon Aug 13 02:29:20 EDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-08-12 at 23:59 +0200, jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr
   . . .
> All this, and Matthias pedagogical answer in particular, remind me times
> when I used Fortran; I remember one implementation on a CDC mainframe,
> where the user *could* corrupt numerical constants, for example making that
> a constant 1 (stored in memory, not an assembly-level literal...) became
> equal to 2. What a mess it could produce, you can hardly imagine... 

I seem to recall (ca. 1974) that both the FTN and MNF compilers for CDC
6400 machines had that delightful feature.

 -- Bill Wood

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