Subject: Re: Simple newbie list processing troubble
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 28 Sep 2002 14:05:58 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Paul F. Dietz
| Btw, use of the name 'lst' marks you as a Schemer. :)

* Bruce Hoult
| Paul Graham uses "lst" throughout _On Lisp_, from the tutorial section to
| the mini-CLOS implementation at the end.

  I read this as affirming Paul's point.  But why bother affirming it, so I
  think perhaps you meant to contradict it.  Would you care to explain why you
  think «On Lisp» is not an effort to bring some of Scheme into Common Lisp?
  (Please note that he has said so himself.)

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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