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Re: good books on scheme?

Max has given a perfect explanation why books on programming will, and
should, omit 'closure' from their vocabulary, and why books on programming
languages should include it. 

Let me point out though that using the terminoloy 'closure' makes sense
when you discuss first-class procedures with an uneducated C hacker who
thinks that pointers to functions are first-class procedures. Decades 
after "LISPers" understood this point, C hackers still don't see the

-- Matthias