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Date: Mon, 10 Mar 1986 17:15 EST
From: "Scott E. Fahlman" <Fahlman@C.CS.CMU.EDU>
Why not just a function CONSTFN that takes a value and returns a function
that will return that value?
So far only two such functions have been asked for, one of which
produces a null value and the other of which produces something
non-null: T, for lack of any better thing. Do we really need a
general function to build such things? I don't think so.
Down with generality, and down with the generals!
Another way to look at this is that common cliches should have a
defined, common, abstraction.
- TRUE, FALSE
- From: "Scott E. Fahlman" <Fahlman@C.CS.CMU.EDU>