[plt-scheme] Re: When does eqv? differ from eq? , from equal?

From: Marco Morazan (morazanm at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Oct 7 10:16:47 EDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 9:54 AM, Jos Koot <jos.koot at telefonica.net> wrote:
> This reminds me of the question: "is a person the same one some time later?"
> His/her state almost certainly has changed. Hence in some respects the two
> are not the same. Nevertheless I am inclined to attribute a common feature
> to both the former and the later. I have had trouble with this questuion
> before. See the thread "peasant revolt against Scheme: in the archives of
> the PLT scheme discussion list)

Well, if we define a person as a stream then yes s/he is the same
person and no need for state. :-)




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