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About the implementation of del in Python 3


On Fri, 7 Jul 2017 03:38 am, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:

> Notice that Scheme refers directory to conventional RAM:
> 
> Variables and objects such as pairs, vectors, and strings implicitly
> denote locations


That implies that it is impossible to implement Scheme:

- using a programming language where variables and objects may move during their
lifetime;

- or using a computing device without conventional memory, e.g. implementing
Scheme using hydraulics, DNA computing, clockwork, or emulated in the human
brain.

I think that's pretty crap. It might be justifiable to define a language like C
to a specific hardware implementation, but higher-level languages like Scheme
should be more abstract.


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Steve
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