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- To: common-lisp@SU-AI
- Subject: "Special Operator"
- From: Jonathan A Rees <JAR@MIT-MC>
- Date: Tue, 21 May 85 11:49:46 EST
- In-reply-to: Msg of Sat 18 May 85 14:11 EDT from Kent M Pitman <KMP at SCRC-STONY-BROOK.ARPA>
Date: Sat, 18 May 85 14:11 EDT
From: Kent M Pitman <KMP at SCRC-STONY-BROOK.ARPA>
... Also, I'd like to replace the term "special form" with "special
operator" when it doesn't apply to the whole form. ie, COND is not a
special form, it is a special operator.
Creating a new term to permit this distinction is an excellent idea.
Saying that COND is a special form is like saying that CAR is a function