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Re: Measuring elapsed CPU time

In article <EMCOOP.93Jan21091840@bcars148.bnr.ca> emcoop@bnr.ca (hume
smith) writes:

   this sort of thing needs a macro.

or a thunk.

   in your construct, the form has
   been evaled by the time the function starts, and all your timer
   ends up timing is how long it takes the evaluator to find the value
   of the symbol "form".

absolutely true.

you can also wrap up the expression inside a lambda expression and
apply that inside the timer function if you prefer the scheme style.