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   Date: Mon, 23 May 88 18:35 EDT
   From: David A. Moon <Moon@stony-brook.scrc.symbolics.com>
       Date: 23 May 88 13:04 PDT
       From: masinter.pa@Xerox.COM

       This is a bit silly, but I'm wondering if you are reconstructing
       QUUX's quote accurately. The quote I can find (from
       format-colon-uparrow-scope), is ``Absolutely none.  We're talking
       about FORMAT here.'' -- Guy L. Steele Jr. In any case, the proposal
       is to change WITH-OPEN-STRING, not FORMAT. I'd be happier if it said
       that this was a minor improvement to the aesthetics of the language
       because it made it more consistent.

   I agree with your last sentence, also I think the Steele quotation was never
   relevant to this issue.

"Relevance:  Absolutely none.  We're talking about Steele here."