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Issue: TAGBODY-CONTENTS (version 1)
- To: email@example.com
- Subject: Issue: TAGBODY-CONTENTS (version 1)
- From: gls@Think.COM
- Date: Fri, 23 Sep 88 17:29:25 EDT
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-reply-to: Jon L White's message of Thu, 22 Sep 88 17:24:43 PDT <8809230024.AA07353@bhopal>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 88 17:24:43 PDT
From: Jon L White <email@example.com>
I'm happy with the restrictions proposed.
For the record, I believe the reason pdp10 MacLisp allowed numbers,
including flonums, as tags was that Ira Goldstein's LLOGO (a LOGO
system written entirely in Lisp) just used READ for the statement
numbers, and they looked like floats; e.g., 1.1, 1.2, ... etc. There
may be more to it, but I distinctly remember an event like this in
the distant past.
That is exactly what I recall.