Subject: Re: destroying CLOS objects
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 2000/10/14
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Kenny Tilton <>
| Then the security offered by not trying is lost and nothing then
| stands between you and the hot blast of evil but your own two
| frontal lobes, sufficient perhaps for you, but why recomend such
| recklessness to one lacking your admitted skill?

  Improve your reading comprehension and try again.

| Sh*t man, Einstein could get away with GOTOs...does that make them
| one scintilla less damnable? (Hint: no.)

  Gotos aren't damnable to begin with.  If you aren't smart enough to
  distinguish what's bad about some gotos from all gotos, goto hell.

| All the dude is talking about is good common practice, why strike
| this holier-than-thou oh-yeah?-lisp-can-do-anything pose?

  Because the "dude" claimed something that is completely false, that
  "Lisp" doesn't _allow_ something it _does_ allow, in spades.

| Yeah, fine, agreed, Lisp has access to the Evil Empire FFI so it can
| blow away Princess Leah at will.  You win.  Can we go back to
| talking about the most elegant way to snuff vehicles?  Criminey 'o
| golden...

  Get yourself committed before you hurt anyone, Kenny.  You're tilting.

| Hey, lesson #1, never tell other people what they should do.

  So shut the fuck up, moron.

  I agree with everything you say, but I would
  attack to death your right to say it.
				-- Tom Stoppard