Subject: Re: parameters with &aux
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 2000/12/07
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* "Montse" <>
| I don´t know how work parameters in lisp with &aux before their
| example  (defun view (p1 p2 &aux r1 r2) ..
| and I don´t know they work.
| I need know this for understand a problem,
| Can help me somebody and explain how they work??

  They are just like let-bindings in the function body.

(defun view (p1 p2 &aux r1 r2)

  is functionally identical to

(defun view (p1 p2)
  (let (r1 r2)

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   to piss you off, remember that it takes 42 muscles to produce a
   frown, but only 4 muscles to work the trigger of a good sniper rifle."
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