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Re^4: Fold a list using map splices

by hiseldl (Priest)
on Feb 20, 2003 at 21:28 UTC ( #237232=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Fold a list using map splices
in thread Fold a list using map splices

Ok. After more experimentation, I understand your point. Basically the question you are asking me is "why should I iterate over the last part of the list that may not exist?"

So, what I need to do is change the list at the end of the map, to a list that will be used to count the new elements, rather than counting all of the elements in the original list.

While I still disagree with you about "right" and "wrong," you have made a valuable point which makes the map more efficient. Thank you.

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