[plt-scheme] Re: Explanation of this piece of code?

From: -gary- (gary.dunne1 at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Apr 26 15:32:02 EDT 2009

Hi Neil,

Thank you for those links.  They have been very helpful.

On Apr 26, 2:29 am, Neil Van Dyke <n... at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> The quality of that code isn't great, but you're asking about very basic
> features of Scheme, like "let*".
> If you're already comfortable with programming in a language other than
> Scheme, and are in a hurry, I suggest reading through one of these two
> documents:
> http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/dorai/t-y-scheme/t-y-scheme-Z-H-1.html
> http://schemers.org/Documents/Standards/R5RS/
> (You can skip the parts about continuations and formal semantics in this
> document.)
> Either document will not only give you a quick intro to Scheme, but
> should answer almost all your questions.  Give one of them an hour.
> The one question those documents might not answer concerns "filter".  
> For an illustrative example of "filter", which will make sense after you
> understand "map", see:http://srfi.schemers.org/srfi-1/srfi-1.html#FilteringPartitioning
> Someone could walk through and explain the code example you posted, but
> I think you'd understand more of that code in the same amount of time by
> going through an introductory document.
> --http://www.neilvandyke.org/
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