lenient evaluation

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lenient evaluation definition

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An evaluation strategy, described in [Traub, FPCA 89], under which all redexes are evaluated in parallel except inside the arms of conditionals and inside lambda abstractions. Lenient evaluation is an example of an eager evaluation strategy.
(2004-01-22)
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