Subject: Re: Complete list of CL Primitaves?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 09:34:27 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* "Steven M. Haflich" <>
| So, if you're implementing a Common Lisp one of the first things you
| need to consider is the set of "special operators" (previously known
| as "special forms").

  Strictly speaking, (if ...) is a special form, while if is (or names) a
  special operator.

  In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none.
  In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.