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

From: jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr (jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr)
Date: Mon Jan 28 16:31:25 EST 2008

Carl Eastlund writes about my allegoric comment concerning purity: 

>> > Pure just means it's missing some stuff.  ;) 
>> Well if somebody says to a surgeon enetering the operation room:
... etc.
> Yes.  Statements used outside of their intended context are often 
> inappropriate.

The problem is that what the author intend, and what some receivers
understand need not be identical. Also, the appreciation what is, and
what is not so funny, may differ. 

Jerzy Karczmarczuk 

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