Subject: Re: Why is Scheme not a Lisp?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 09:51:39 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* William D Clinger
| It probably surprises you that I was one of the people who pointed out
| the need for this restriction when Common Lisp was being standardized.

  Yes, that surprises me.  But thanks for the information, and also that it
  got that way.

  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.