Subject: Re: setq Question.
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 2000/03/02
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* (Nick V. Pakoulin)
| May be I don't understand something fundamentally simple, but what about this
| piece of code (CLISP):

  yeah, what about it?

  the reason I *hate* examples is that they communicate exactly _nothing_
  in the vast majority of cases.  the set of possible questions you are
  asking is virtually unbounded.

  I assume you are confused about what the function boundp returns, but at
  what point your understanding is solid is inherently uknowable with just
  your example to go on, and any good answer would have to start off from
  where you last had a reasonably solid understanding of the issues.  don't
  assume that people have time to figure out what you're trying to ask them

  please try to rephrase your questions, and don't use a single line of
  code as an example -- nothing good ever comes from stuffing things into a
  Lisp system and looking confused at the answer, anyway.  either you know
  what you're doing, or you set out to learn.  chances are then very good
  you will have answered your own question in the process of asking it well.