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Re: suggested feature.
- To: GJC at MIT-MC, HIC at MIT-MC
- Subject: Re: suggested feature.
- From: PSZ@MIT-ML
- Date: Mon ,15 Jul 80 08:32:15 EDT
CC: (BUG LISP) at MIT-ML, (BUG LISPM) at MIT-ML
I am having a hard time following the argument about how atom-macros
ought to be treated in lambda lists because I have yet to see any
interesting demonstration that they are at all useful and defensible. I
hate to see Lisp get cluttered up with bad ideas (e.g., the recent
intrusion of automatic destructuring in many macro packages -- forcing
one into explicit dependence on the precise layout of various data
structures) without more of a discussion of what is to be gained. Would
someone care to present the needed case for this?