Subject: Re: I'm outta here...
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 18:23:09 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Erann Gat
| But that's not the topic at hand.  What Erik is ranting about is John's
| advocacy of a programming style that avoids the use of standard features
| (cond, unless, when, loop) in favor of a non-standard one (if*).  It
| would not placate Erik's position to have #+ALLEGRO(defmacro if* ...) in
| the code.

  Replace "avoid" with "forbids" and maybe you get the point.  Sigh.

  Norway is now run by a priest from the fundamentalist Christian People's
  Party, the fifth largest party representing one eighth of the electorate.
  Carrying a Swiss Army pocket knife in Oslo, Norway, is a criminal offense.