Subject: Re: Which one, Lisp or Scheme?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/01/26
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.scheme
Message-ID: <>

* Juergen Nickelsen
| cl.el does not turn Emacs Lisp into a CLtL1 Lisp. It does provide some
| of the convenience functions like caadr, backquote and comma (but as
| macros, not reader macros, like in "(` (3 4 (, (+ 5 6)) 7)))", and some
| other. 

I'm getting _real_ sick and tired of old prejudice against various Lisps.

next time, check your facts with a recent Emacs.  the backquote package was
completely rewritten 1994-03-06.  that's nearly three years ago!  the Lisp
reader now accepts both the old and the new style equally well.


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