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Re: Substring indices everywhere? and the XS>< form

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In article <200001031941.TAA28429@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, oleg@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

>For another thing, substring is codified to be a procedure whose
>result is a first-class value. No such promises have been made about
>the XS>< notation.

But we DO WANT it do return a first-class value, otherwise we promote
writing ugly code.