Re: `position' in rep...?

Christopher Roy Bratusek <nano tuxfamily org> writes:

> just a small question, whether I'm blind, or whether rep really
> doesn't ship a function like `position'.
> so `nth' gives the the value of the nth element:
> (setq mylist '("Crux" "StyleTab" "get-S-tabbed"))
> (nth 1 mylist)
> => StyleTab
> but now for the opposite? other lisps do ship `position':
> (position "Crux" mylist)
> => 0
> Now it seems to me that REP does not ship a position function? Atleast
> I couldn't find one in the docs neither via `git grep'. I think that's
> essential, so I'm sure it's somewhere. Or... did John expect everyone
> to loop through lists?

I don't know of such a thing, but how often would you really need to
know the position of an element?  In most cases I can think of where you
might use a position "member" would do what you need without the use of
a position.

Jeremy Hankins <nowan nowan org>

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