Subject: Re: Looking for examples of lisp-2's expressiveness
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2003 05:56:04 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Kent M Pitman  <> wrote:
| When there are two namespaces, there are, in effect, twice as many
| names of any given length since names in a given context are being
| used up only half as fast.  That is, in a Lisp1, there are only 26
| one-letter names, but in a Lisp2 there are 52 storage locations named
| by one-letter names.  And so on.

"And so on", indeed! Given the near-universal naming conventions
followed by practitioners of CL for globals, one could even argue
that there are actually *104* [pardon the pun] storage locations
named by "one-letter" names...  ;-}  ;-}


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