Subject: Re: Newbie - 2 MORE Small problems? From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2002 23:35:51 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * email@example.com (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) | I consider it bad form to introduce needless side-effects; when a setf | could be done in let, I always prefer let. Then again, I don't use | any languages that have setf; I use set!. :) set! is bad form. setf is not. Just another one of those differences between real Lisps like Common Lisp and toy lisps like Scheme. /// -- 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.