Subject: Re: What's the point of flet? From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 04:41:45 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * Drew McDermott | The only use I can think of for it is to override the definition of an | existing function. You are not allowed to do that for symbols in the COMMON-LISP package, so using the function car as the example is particularly ill-conceived and misleading, but if you have user-defined functions that you would like to try this on, I'm sure that would have some utility. /// -- Norway is now run by a priest from the fundamentalist Christian People's Party, the fifth largest party representing one eighth of the electorate. -- Carrying a Swiss Army pocket knife in Oslo, Norway, is a criminal offense.