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Alex Shinn <alexshinn@xxxxxxxxx> writes: > 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? You've lost me---file option values *are* first class. -- Cheers =8-} Mike Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla