Subject: Re: Subseq relative to end of sequence
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 24 Sep 2002 21:23:54 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Jacek Generowicz
| Is there a built-in way, or an idiom for removing the last N elements
| form a sequence (in my partictular case, a string) ?

  The language could have been defined such that a negative index would be
  interpreted to be from the end rather than from the beginning of a sequence.
  I sometimes think it should, since negative indices have no meaning now.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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