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Re: Vectors as functions

> At Fri, 15 Aug 2003 01:36:53 -0400 (EDT), mike@newhall.net wrote:
> No, it's not *just* the syntax is what I said. You need the values to
> be different. If I had a special syntax for mutating vectors and a
> special syntax for extracting the elemnts, but they were merely
> "syntactic sugar" for function applications, I wouldn't really get much
> benefit out of that. Sure, I'd get some (I could make my intentions
> clear to other people who were reading the code) but it wouldn't be as
> useful as if the vectors actually were not functions.
> Robby

    That's what I'm not clear on -- what benefits would you get?