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Thu Aug 6 16:44:38 CEST 2009

Lists vs. applications

Currently the implementation doesn't distinguish between applications
and lists.  The CEK machine doesn't deal with `constructors' which are
essentially non-evaluated functions.

I don't really know how this is done in practice.  Let's just wrap
code in a syntax object for now.

This seems to work.  There are now two kinds of terms: non-reduced
terms are SYNTAX while reduced terms are anything else.

Anyways.. It works, but it's probably a bit unorthodox.  This can't
represent syntax as values.  The real solution would be to represent
special forms, applications, variables references and quotes as
separate entities.

This will have to do for now.



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