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- To: (BUG LISP) at MIT-MC
- Subject: DEFUN
- From: JONL at MIT-MC (Jon L White)
- Date: Mon, 1 Dec 80 11:04:00 GMT
- Original-date: 1 DEC 1980 0604-EST
I would be nice if DEFUN checked for "documentation strings", like
DEFUN& does. Also, I'm not sure if the following complaint was
Date: 2 October 1980 18:24-EDT
From: Kent M. Pitman <KMP at MIT-MC>
Subject: DEFUN doesn't check enough
By the way, with STRING loaded, (DEFUN "ABC" (X) ...) returns **SELF-EVAL**.
I dread to think what is happening internally in order to achieve this
wondrous effect. I suspect it thinks it sees a list in the name position and
is randomly CDR'ing it. It seems to put a **CLASS-SELF-EVAL** property
of (LAMBDA (X) ...) on it.