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Re: a few questions about file-options
On 8/27/05, Michael Sperber <sperber@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Alex Shinn <alexshinn@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > 1) By the same reasoning we should define string-append as a macro
> > which only accepts string literals. However in this case
> If I'd follow that line of reasoning, you would have to do without
> quote as well and use STRING->SYMBOL. I guess I don't understand your
> point. What exactly is the problem you see with FILE-OPTIONS?
The burden of proof should lie in the other direction. Why make
something 2nd class when it could be 1st class?