[plt-scheme] call-by-value vs. call-by-name?

From: Carl Eastlund (cce at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 28 15:22:37 EST 2008

On Jan 28, 2008 2:16 PM,  <jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr> wrote:
> Carl Eastlund writes:
> > Pure just means it's missing some stuff.  ;)
> Well if somebody says to a surgeon enetering the operation room:
> "wouldn't be better if you go first and have those mmm.... things missing
> from your hands, mask and blouse, before you touch the patient", then
> issuing a wink_smiley with it might be not really appropriate.

Yes.  Statements used outside of their intended context are often inappropriate.

Carl Eastlund

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