Subject: Re: count symbols in a list
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 02 Dec 2002 09:42:35 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Kalle Olavi Niemitalo
| As TAIL is the last cons on LISTS, doesn't this violate CLHS 3.6
| (Traversal Rules and Side Effects)?

  No.  Please see the glossary entry for object-traversing.  If you really
  /feel/ this is bogus, just unroll the `dolist´ macro.  No problem, right?

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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