From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 05 Sep 2002 09:20:49 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Tim Bradshaw <>
| Can you explain why?

  You leave the whitespace to (peek-char t) and the first character you look
  at will necessarily have to be a macro character or a constituent character.
  The reader algorithm is clearly described in both the standard and CLtL2.
  There is no need to reinvent any of this by circumvention.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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