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Username: rpgoldman
Name: Robert P. Goldman  
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Registered: 11/11/10
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When can we expect a new MEAP?
 
Author Online » 2010 » Joy of Clojure, Jan 3, 2011 11:51 AM
As I see such a huge flurry of comments and markup, it actually inhibits me from further reading the...
Re: Double vs. single semi-colons
 
Author Online » 2009 » Clojure in Action, Nov 14, 2010 12:04 PM
The standard lisp convention is: single semicolons for partial-line comments after program text ...
Forward reference
 
Author Online » 2009 » Clojure in Action, Nov 14, 2010 12:00 PM
In the middle of p. 69, you break in with a discussion of the difference between public and private ...
General suggestion: "list" and "sequence"
 
Author Online » 2009 » Clojure in Action, Nov 14, 2010 11:55 AM
I am finding a number of places in the text where the distinction here is blurred and, in particular...
Lists in Lisp
 
Author Online » 2009 » Clojure in Action, Nov 13, 2010 5:55 PM
The following claim is simply not true: "In other words, almost all complex data-structures in Li...
keywords and symbols
 
Author Online » 2009 » Clojure in Action, Nov 13, 2010 5:52 PM
I was left wondering: are keywords symbols, as in Common Lisp, where they are symbols with the part...
"rather"
 
Author Online » 2009 » Clojure in Action, Nov 13, 2010 5:49 PM
There are a fair number of uses of the hedge qualifier "rather." You could probably search for all ...
Problem with discussion of ratio
 
Author Online » 2009 » Clojure in Action, Nov 13, 2010 5:42 PM
Clojure does define one more type of number the ratio. Ratios are created when two integers are di...
Filter example seems reversed
 
Author Online » 2009 » Clojure in Action, Nov 13, 2010 5:26 PM
(defn non-zero-expenses [expenses] (filter zero? expenses)) Isn't that going to collect all the z...
description of map --- lists?
 
Author Online » 2009 » Clojure in Action, Nov 13, 2010 5:20 PM
On p. 54 I read: map accepts a function that can take any number of arguments, along with the sam...