Subject: Re: Primitives for "stings"
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2001 13:03:31 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* (ab talebi)
| Yes, I think I'll just have to think of another approach because I
| really need Car, and Rest

  It looks like you are thinking in C, where incrementing a pointer
  effectively gives you rest for vectors (one-dimensional arrays).

| How can we use the Read-Line function and end up with a list instead
| of a string?

  See the function coerce.

  Which books and other resources are you using to study Common Lisp?

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