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> Date: Wed, 19 Apr 89 07:52 EDT
> From: "Steve Bacher (Batchman)" <SEB1525@draper.com>
> My question: How is the compiler supposed to tell whether or not the
> symbol name was qualified in the input file?  Presumably it gets the
> symbol via READ, which doesn't transmit any indication of whether the
> package qualification was explicit or not. 

The answer is, it can't.  The "current package" model depends on
knowing whether the symbol would have to be qualified with a package
prefix if it were PRINTed (not READ), using whatever value of
*PACKAGE* happens to be "current" at the time.