Subject: Re: Read-time _apply_: an external representation for any value
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/04/14
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme,comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Vassil Nikolov <>
| (If one wanted to write obfuscated Lisp, one could define the #! reader
| to do different things depending on whether the character after the '!'
| is a slash, or whether the character after the extended token following
| the #! is a space or a left parenthesis...  Whose is the law that says
| that every problem has a perverse solution?)

  I think the world is ready for LERP (Lisp Enhanced by Random Perversion),
  not unlike the Perversion Excused by Random Lispiness already accepted.

environmentalists are much too concerned with planet earth.  their geocentric
attitude prevents them from seeing the greater picture -- lots of planets are
much worse off than earth is.