Subject: Re: Overwriting Functions/Macros?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1998/04/01
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Marco Antoniotti
| As an aside, I see also that using strings in package related functions
| and macros for package names and symbol names is a *good* thing.

  uhm?  why?  using strings interferes with case massaging in the Lisp
  reader.  the only advantage is that no new symbols are created, but using
  uninterned symbols or keywords (for package names) isn't _that_ much
  trouble, is it?

  religious cult update in light of new scientific discoveries:
  "when we cannot go to the comet, the comet must come to us."