[plt-scheme] EOPL pre-requisites?

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 19 21:50:48 EDT 2007

P.S. We used to teach EoPL with just one tough going through The  
Little Schemer (ne'e LISPer) plus a set! chapter (basically the  
Seasoned Schemer). But watch out: this is work not just pleasant  

On Jun 19, 2007, at 9:46 PM, Prabhakar Ragde wrote:

> Shriram (in response to Grant Rettke) wrote:
> >> It looks like *the* book out there is Essentials of Programming
> >> Languages.
> > There are other players in town.  Let me not-so-humbly suggest  
> that a
> > significant competitor is PLAI:
> Having spent time with both recently, I would suggest that you  
> (Grant) start with PLAI, which has less of a steep starting curve.  
> It overlaps with EOPL but does not entirely replace it, so both are  
> valuable. I have been implementing some of the interpreters in PLAI  
> using match.ss, which has been a lot of fun, and quite instructive.
> For preparation, I would suggest making sure that you can do the  
> exercises from the later chapters of HtDP (31-42) without breaking  
> a sweat. Some readings in TSPL would help, but are not absolutely  
> necessary. --PR
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