Subject: Re: Backquote considered bizzare (was Re: loading Emacs-Lisp into CL)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/02/26
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Kelly Murray <kem@IntelliMarket.Com>
| Well, I asked for suggestions, so far there is only criticism.

  complaining about syntax is not constructive to begin with.

| I find it fascinating that such an ugly thing can be defended.

  I find it fascinating that you are so concerned with minor things.

| If you can't offer something better, then let me ask that you propose
| something that is even uglier.

  well, you just did that.  coming up with something uglier still would
  take away time from doing constructive work.

  your constant whining about how ugly Common Lisp is probably furthers
  _some_ goal of yours, but it is destructive and disruptive to others.