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Posted-Date: Thu, 19 May 88 09:29:31 CDT
Date: Thu, 19 May 88 09:29:31 CDT
From: email@example.com (Bill Schelter)
(delete a b :count most-positive-fixnum) fails.
There is some artificially small limit on the count allowed.
It would be annoying to have to use a different count for each lisp
you want to compile in. Fortunately the other lisps
seem to allow fixnum counts.
The limit placed on :count in our implementation is the maximum number of
elements in a sequence. Perhaps we were wrong to do it this way, but the
assumption we made was that anyone supplying :count would like it verified
to be a potentially meaningful constraint. An unsupplied :count is the same
as "infinity" for DELETE and REMOVE, and so I am puzzled about why you are
trying to supply what amounts to "an arbitrarily large number" for this
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill Schelter)