[Maxima] More on memq
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 11:57:13 CDT 2008
On 4/12/08, Richard Fateman <fateman at cs.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> If you replace memq by the appropriate macro expansion, my guess is it would
> be FASTER than member by the same or a larger factor.
A much better reason for replacing archaisms with CL is that
outsiders (i.e., anyone who has spent less than a couple of
years on the project) will understand the code better.
Execution time does matter but it is a secondary or tertiary
consideration in this case.
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