[plt-scheme] How is letrec different from letrec* in its use?

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Fri Feb 13 00:57:57 EST 2009

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 10:54 PM,  <hendrik at topoi.pooq.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 10:24:24PM -0600, Grant Rettke wrote:
>> Why letrec is included when it would only work in a predictable manner
>> when the <init>s are lambda expressions?
> So you could use it in a predicatable manner for lambda expressions, of course.

The thing I wonder is why, if it was only intended for lambda
expressions, does it allow an example like the above?

I am aware that I am not aware of some key bits here...

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