Subject: Re: boggle.lisp: feedback welcome
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 15 Mar 2001 12:50:17 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Chris Riesbeck <>
> Break long functions into smaller ones.  Let function names do your
> documentation for you, and localize variable scope as much as possible.
> Minimize sequences of side effects like assignment.

  These are all good advice for Scheme, but not for Common Lisp.

> General rule of thumb: if it needs an inline comment, it should be a
> function call.

  Again, this is good in Scheme, but not in Comon Lisp.

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