Subject: Re: Idiot's guide to special variables take 2 From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: 19 Nov 2002 04:25:24 +0000 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * Kurt B. Kaiser | Actually, it is surprising to me (not being that familiar with CL) that | eval did not do its thing in the environment of the let. I looked it up, | and now understand that it uses the global environment. Why would it be | designed that way? Because it is an ordinary function. I am genuinely puzzled: Why is this so hard to grasp? -- 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.