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macro arglists, clarification
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: macro arglists, clarification
- From: email@example.com (Bob Hall)
- Date: Fri, 10 Jan 92 14:06:18 EST
In my earlier question about getting arglists for macros in the
message window, I may have misled people a bit by unfortunate choice
of examples. The WHEN macro does work correctly. Here is the scenario
I'm wondering about:
(defun foo1 (x y) ...)
(foo1<space> ;;; yields "x y" in the message line
(defmacro foo2 (x y) ...)
(foo2<space> ;;; yields "??" in the message line.
System macros like WHEN seem to work okay. Sorry for the confusion.
My question is directed toward the asymmetry between user-defined functions
and macros exhibited above. Are there separate environment variables for
recording arglists for functions and macros?