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Re: Suggested new lambda-list syntax

I am certainly no fan of &optional and friends, but I like the proposed
new syntax even less.  My concern is that lambda lists of any complexity
will no longer be human-readable without six colored pens and an abacus
for counting parens.  The only hope is to develop some sort of
pretty-printing format so that the scopes of the various options becomes
evident upon casual inspection.  I don't think that normal pretty printing
will quite get the job done.  I may be wrong about this, though, so I would
second GJC's motion that you code up some functions in this style and let
us see what they look like.
-- Scott