[plt-scheme] boxes?

From: Joe Marshall (jmarshall at alum.mit.edu)
Date: Wed Jan 24 14:11:32 EST 2007

On 1/23/07, John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> No, you're exactly right: set! changes a _binding_.
> Furthermore, you're also exactly right in saying that the
> similarities in syntax can be confusing.  Don't be suckered, though:
> set-car! changes a _value_, not a binding.
> I think you will find many sympathetic ears in suggesting that set!
> and set-car! are unfortunately close.

If I could work my will I would remove set! from the language altogether.


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