Yes but LISP has no builtin loops thats why you need recursions there which are optimized at compile-time. Perl can't do this (see Tail call
) even goto
s are no big help here.
You didn't provide much explanation thats why I replied with my interpretation.
Regarding iterators and next please see my update in my first post, a flexible next() is of little use if there isn't also a cmp() for abitrary iterators/data structures.
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