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Re: lisp performance was Re: problems with lisp

Quoting Michael Vanier <mvanier@cs.caltech.edu>:
> I don't see any reason why pattern matching shouldn't be just as popular
> in lisp/scheme as it is in ML or Haskell.

I think that the very simple reason is that pattern matching is not part of
the language standard.

  Vesa Karvonen