Code Comparison - Seeking D Equivalent to Lisp "dofile"
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Mon Feb 20 06:31:27 PST 2006
"David Medlock" <noone at nowhere.com> wrote in message
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> If you ever sit down and learn Scheme or Lisp, you will understand those
> parentheses serve very important capabilities. Features such as
> try/catch, conditionals, templates, type systems and many other features
> are easily added to Lisp due to its AST syntax.
> Delegates equivalent to what *all* functions are in Lisp.
> Templates are not needed because a Lisp macro is a function which accepts
> a Lisp program and returns a Lisp program!
> Semantically its easily more powerful than D or C++, with D probably 2-3x
> faster in most cases.
I'm not ragging on Lisp; I'm just saying that the C syntax is somewhat more
readable and clean-looking than a million parentheses.
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