Subject: Re: getting a full symbol name
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 2000/04/27
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Barry Margolin <>
| Why complicate things to accomodate something that no sensible
| person would do?

  well, thank you.  maybe some sensible person saw that it would be a
  waste to create a dummy package to have symbols always print with a
  package qualifier?

  the answer is, of course: to get it right, always.

| Does it really matter if keywords don't display as expected after
| doing (in-package :keyword)?

  yes.  this is Common Lisp, not Java or C++ or Perl.  remember?