Subject: Re: was: newline and concatenate. length of a lisp function
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 22:17:51 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* (Kaz Kylheku)
> Invoking an interpretive formatter to glue strings together is neat,
> but possibly inefficient, not to mention needlessly cryptic.

  What made you believe it is "interpretive"?  Have we not had this stupid
  discussion about interpreter versus compiler enough times already?

  As for cryptic, Greek is cryptic to non-Greeks.  Just learn the language.
  Ignorance of the language is no excuse.

  There is nothing in this message that under normal circumstances should
  cause Barry Margolin to announce his moral superiority over others, but
  one never knows how he needs to behave to maintain his belief in it.