[plt-scheme] boxes?

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Wed Jan 24 09:17:15 EST 2007

On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 07:49:57PM -0800, John Clements wrote:
> Furthermore, you're also exactly right in saying that the  
> similarities in syntax can be confusing.  Don't be suckered, though:  
> set-car! changes a _value_, not a binding.
> I think you will find many sympathetic ears in suggesting that set!  
> and set-car! are unfortunately close.

Maybe that's why in List 1.5 (anyone remember that one?) they were 
called setq and rplaca.

-- hendrik

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