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Re: Plan Comments

    Date: Mon, 9 May 88 21:22 EDT
    From: David A. Moon <Moon@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>

    I guess I was hoping in vain that ensure-generic-function would be given
    a more consistent name.  Just forget it.  But before you forget it, think
    about the fact that ensure-generic-function takes an environment argument
    but symbol-function doesn't; thus you can't check whether a generic function
    exists in the compile time environment without creating it.

I suspect that cleanup committee proposals to `fix' symbol-function,
symbol-macro, fboundp etc. are needed before this stuff can work

So I guess I am saying we should finesse this using the argument that it
is (partly) outside of our charter.