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coercion of symbols to strings
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- Subject: coercion of symbols to strings
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard Fateman)
- Date: Fri, 16 May 86 15:40:10 PDT
To convert a symbol to a string one apparently must use the string function.
That is, (coerce 'x 'string) is illegal. But (string 'x) ==> "X" .
Why not allow the former as a synonym for the latter?