On Wed, 10 Sep 2003 12:51:18 +0200, jblazi <jbl...@hotmail.com> wrote:* (defun foo (x) (format t "Result: ~A" (* x x)))
> A few years ago there were flame wars here as to whether Scheme was
> Lisp or not and if I remember correctly, E. said at the time that
> Scheme resembled Algol more that CL as Scheme use exclusively static
> scoping (I hope I remember correctly). I believed him of course,
> but did not fully understand what that meant.
> Is not static (or lexical) scoping generally regarded as safer and
> Please try to give a simple (idiotproof) explanation.
FOO is a simple function which just prints to *STANDARD-OUTPUT*. But
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