roger purves <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> to scsch adepts:
> 1. With little knowledge of unix etc, I managed to get scsh running under
> Terminal (tcsh; Mac OS X (version 10.2.8); November 2001 ibook).
> I didn't understand why (car '(a b c)) returned 'a. See below. Is it
> because Scheme 48 is different from other Schemes? Or perhaps
> because I did not put "(car '(a b c))" in a shell script?
car '(a b c)) should return the symbol a in every Scheme. CAR, when
applied to a non-empty list, returns its first element.
> 2. This is the second Scheme I have tried to get working under Terminal.
> In each case, using the "delete' key to backspace and delete has
> failed to work under the Scheme prompt. (But it does work when
> typing in straight unix commands). Is there something wrong
> with Terminal?
Having the Del key delete backwards is the standard Unix mapping for
this key; it has nothing to do with scsh.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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