Subject: Re: What's up with #'?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 16 Nov 2002 18:38:36 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Kenny Tilton
| Do you mean #' indicates there is something wrong with CL?  It's just
| shorthand.  What don't you like about it?  I'll tell you what I do not
| like: if i doubleclick #'this, my editor only selects this, not #'this.
| but that is not enough to make me code this: (symbol-function 'this)

  But would you write (function this), which it actually means?

  I think hips that have just been shot from have a distinct smell.

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.