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Re: [ART@THINK-AQUINAS.ARPA: Another
- To: COMMON-LISP@su-ai.arpa
- Subject: Re: [ART@THINK-AQUINAS.ARPA: Another
- From: preece%ccvaxa@gswd-vms (Scott E. Preece)
- Date: Tue, 18 Mar 86 14:33:57 cst
> 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".
gould/csd - urbana