Subject: Re: Programming Style
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 15 Aug 2001 11:25:57 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <9ldm85$bf8c7$>
<> wrote:
| Duane Rettig <> writes:
| >       #+ignore (frazzle gorp ...)
| It's apparently possible to learn something every day.  That is a
| _slick_ way of eliminating an s-exp...

Another way -- if the s-expr you want to "comment out" isn't the last one
in a block -- is just to quote it. Takes only one character. Any decent
compiler should eliminate it as a dead constant. [Works in Scheme, too.]

The only problem I've had is because the quote is *so* small, you sometimes
overlook it when you're trying to figure out why you can't get the code
working again...  ;-}  ;-}


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