They Called It LISP for a Reason: List Processing
Lists play an important role in Lisp—for reasons both historical and practical. Historically, lists were Lisp’s original composite data type, though it has been decades since they were its only such data type. These days, a Common Lisp programmer is as likely to use a vector, a hash table, or a user-defined class or structure as to use a list.
KeywordsFunctional Programming Original List Shared Structure List Processing Common Lisp
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