system messages (Re: Suggested Example/ emacs questions)
Tue Oct 10 11:53:02 CEST 2000
OK, I don't know why I included put() -- I don't want that either.
get() has no side-effects, though. That's the one I want.
On 10 Oct 2000, Torbjorn Tornkvist wrote:
>> Since get() and put() are O(1) nowadays, why can't I use them in
>But wouldn't that give us strange side-effects ?
>What happends if a put, is executed (left-to-right)
>but later (furter-to-the-right) the clause match fails ?
>Also, a clause may now match, not only based on its input
>arguments but alos on what get() may return, which I
>think is highly undesirable.
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