From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 05 Sep 2002 15:06:51 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Tim Bradshaw
| It does?  I can find no mention of a case where READ returns zero values in
| the entry on it in the spec.  Do you mean that the reader macro function
| should return zero values?

  Yes, that was what I meant.  My bad.  But sadly, this goes to show my main
  point, that the support for using `read´ in its own (re)implementation is
  insufficient.  You need to get below the values returned by read to be able
  to capture the return value of reader macros.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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