[plt-scheme] Great books on algorithms?

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Nov 7 16:27:06 EST 2007

On Nov 7, 2007, at 4:25 PM, Prabhakar Ragde wrote:

> Joseph Holsten wrote:
>> What is this mutation you all speak of? (set! )ing?
> set!, set-car!, set-cdr!, and their friends.
> When you call it "mutation" it sounds like something evil out of a  
> zombie movie. One drawback of this is that students go around doing  
> it just to be rebellious. --PR

So should we call it something else? I have heard that 'dating' is  
out and the time aspect of 'mutation' means 'dating' (as in the  
current value expired) is a fine replacement. :-) -- Matthias

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