Subject: Re: Uppercasing symbols From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: 1998/11/26 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * email@example.com (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? #:Erik -- The Microsoft Dating Program -- where do you want to crash tonight?