Subject: Re: (intern 'symbol)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/02/09
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* "Will Fitzgerald" <>
| I was surprised to find that, in one Lisp implementation, calling INTERN on
| a symbol doesn't signal an error.
| The HyperSpec section on INTERN indicates INTERN's first parameter is a
| string, but doesn't say anything directly about other data types.

  well, I was surprised to learn that INTERN does _not_ take a string
  designator, like almost everything else that accepts strings as arguments.

  Y2K conversion simplified: Januark, Februark, March, April, Mak, June,
  Julk, August, September, October, November, December.