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Re: character objects & randomness

Character objects are a loss.  Characters are fixnums.  You perform
subtraction to upper case them.  You add 7 to #/0 to generate #/7.
You use > and < to determine if they are alphabetic.

Would you change the MacLisp #/ to generate "character objects"
(symbols)?  That would be an amazing loss.  If we are only talking
about NIL, then I can live with it.

On another topic:

(eval-when (load)
  (eval-when (eval load compile)

Should it evaluate <stuff> at compile time?  I can think
of arguments both for and against.