[plt-scheme] Re: Scheme workshop survey

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Sun Oct 19 17:45:41 EDT 2008

On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Richard Cleis <rcleis at me.com> wrote:
> Does the following progression make sense, by ordinary standards of
> Ameringlish?
> (car '((a b c) x y z)) is '(a b c)
> The value of (car '((a b c) x y z)) is (a b c)

Not to me.

  (a b c)

is an expression, not a value.  It may also be the print
representation chosen by some particular implementation for some
particular value, but then so is

  | a | b | c |

(Do you see my point?)


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