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Another thought on #o

    Date: 31 October 1980 17:25-EST
    From: Kent M. Pitman <KMP at MIT-MC>
    Subject: Another thought on #o
    To: BUG-LISP at MIT-MC
    Note also that if we hair up #o it should be made clear that #8r is what
    people want to read normal numbers in base 8 and that #o is especially for
    dealing with single-machine-word bits. Currently there is no emphasized
    difference between #8r and #o. 
What hairing up of #o do you refer to?  I think that under both RLB's and my
proposal, #o by itself does NOT truncate to single-machine-word integers.
Under my proposal, the only truncation is that if you want to type in a 32-bit
number, you type in 32 bits.