Subject: Re: Uppercasing symbols
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1998/11/26
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* (William Paul Vrotney)
| From my original post:
|   I would like to see here some more discussion on the rational for doing this
|   in CL.  This is one of the more embarrassing things that I have to explain
|   to new people that I am introducing to Common Lisp.  I can see no reason why
|   case sensitive symbols by default would not be superior.
|                               ^
|                               |

  since you accuse people of not reading carefully, you yourself should
  have understood by now that _symbols_ in Common Lisp are case sensitive.
  the reader, on the other hand, is case-folding.  you know this, right?

  The Microsoft Dating Program -- where do you want to crash tonight?