Subject: Re: how to concatenae two symbols???
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 16 Aug 2002 17:38:00 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Vijay L
| I don't understand. Why is it *wrong* to discard the values? I don't care
| about the second value returned by INTERN. Why should I bother if it is
| :INTERNAL :EXTERNAL or whatever?

  Because you write your function also for others who might value these
  additional values from `intern´.

| I don't program on that scale.  I've just started off.

  Additional values will never get in your way unless you look for them.  What
  you do amounts to looking for them only to discard them.  This is stupid.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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