Subject: Re: Why character syntax-copying can't work
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 04 Sep 2002 00:13:41 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Erann Gat
| When I say "dotted lists are a bad idea" I'm referring to the data structure,
| not the syntax. [...] But, rather like "eval", I believe that more often than
| not the existence of a dot indicates a problem in design.

  Splendid!  So association lists are misdesigned, too.

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.