Subject: Re: Trivial feature expressions (was Re: Legal ANSI comment form?)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 23 Aug 2002 14:39:45 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Paul F. Dietz
| Doesn't this feature expression always fail:  (or)
| and this one always succeed: (and)?

  Good catch!  This is a much better way than to use random names.

  Norwegian offers a useful word to remember this.  "Avisand" is used for an
  untrue news item (avis = newspaper, and = duck), often abbreviated to just
  "and".  #-(and) could be read as "ignore this mistake".  Maybe.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

Act from reason, and failure makes you rethink and study harder.
Act from faith, and failure makes you blame someone and push harder.