Subject: Re: Why character syntax-copying can't work From: Erik Naggum <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 04 Sep 2002 00:13:41 +0000 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <email@example.com> * Erann Gat | When I say "dotted lists are a bad idea" I'm referring to the data structure, | not the syntax. [...] But, rather like "eval", I believe that more often than | not the existence of a dot indicates a problem in design. Splendid! So association lists are misdesigned, too. -- Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway Act from reason, and failure makes you rethink and study harder. Act from faith, and failure makes you blame someone and push harder.