Subject: Re: Newbie asking for help From: Erik Naggum <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000/06/23 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <email@example.com> * "Steven M. Haflich" <firstname.lastname@example.org> | BTW, in an earlier post Erik wrote: | | You're using a free variable, nlines, in this code. You should not | use a free variable unless you have very specific need for it. This | does not affect the correctness of your code, however. | | I think this is incorrect. Use of a free, undeclared variable name | is illegal. "Free variable" is orthogonal to "undeclared variable". Your gripe is about "undeclared variables". I talked about "free variable". Please, some precision when you pick nits. #:Erik -- If this is not what you expected, please alter your expectations.