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> From: David A. Moon <Moon@SCRC-STONY-BROOK.ARPA>
>     Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1986  10:42 EST
>     From: "Scott E. Fahlman" <Fahlman@C.CS.CMU.EDU>
>     I'd like to see the combination #! be reserved for something more
>     important and interesting than comment out a single expression.
> We typically use #+IGNORE for this, although personally I'm a big fan
> of semicolon for comments.
So, why not use "#;", which the book says is undefined?  Seems
reasonably mnemonic to make it "ignore s-expression" given that
";" is "ignore-rest-of-line".

scott preece
gould/csd - urbana