[plt-scheme] Re: Scheme sources readability

From: Woodhouse Gregory (gregory.woodhouse at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Sep 8 01:28:43 EDT 2008

Interestingly, search in state space is an idea with practical  
signifamce (particularly for NP-hard problems).

But be that as it may, I think the point of the treatment in SICP is  
to introduce non-determinism in a concrete and intuitive way.

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On Sep 7, 2008, at 9:56 PM, kbohdan at mail.ru wrote:

> Richard Cleis wrote:
> <snip/>
>>> Without pattern catalogue i can see the only way to become good  
>>> scheme programmer : traverse tons of web links and articles  
>>> without any idea what is good in practice and what is just  
>>> mathematic experiment.
>>> And that is what i'm currenly doing :)
>> What have you found that is not good in practice?  How was it  
>> merely a mathematical experiment?
>> RAC
> Many things.
> For example famous "amb" from SICP. It looks great, but i haven't seen
> something like this is used in practice.
> Other example are monads which look great and promising, but people  
> say that in scheme they are "not big fun".
> --
> Bohdan
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