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Re: a few questions about file-options
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
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