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atom type question
- To: common-lisp@SAIL.STANFORD.EDU
- Subject: atom type question
- From: "Scott E. Fahlman" <Fahlman@C.CS.CMU.EDU>
- Date: Tue, 12 May 1987 13:36:00 -0000
- In-reply-to: Msg of 12 May 1987 06:00-EDT from Christopher Fry <cfry at OZ.AI.MIT.EDU>
- Sender: FAHLMAN@C.CS.CMU.EDU
CLtL says, p. 73 "The predicate ATOM is true if its argument
is not a cons."
Is ATOM supposed to be true of non-COMMON data types as well?
My opinion: unless the non-Common data type is a subtype of CONS, ATOM
should be true of it.