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Association lists

An association list is a list of cons pairs

Association lists are used in the same way as associative arrays



(define computer-prefs 
 '((peter . windows) (lars . mac)
   (paw . linux) (kurt . unix)))
(assq 'lars computer-prefs)
(lars . mac)
(assq 'kurt computer-prefs)
(kurt . unix)
(define computer-prefs-1
 (cons (cons 'lene 'windows) 
((lene . windows)
 (peter . windows) 
 (lars . mac)
 (paw . linux)
 (kurt . unix))
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Creation of association lists
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Association list and property lists