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Benson's remarks on CONSTANTP
- To: common-lisp at SU-AI
- Subject: Benson's remarks on CONSTANTP
- From: Guy.Steele at CMU-CS-A
- Date: Thu, 11 Nov 1982 19:49:00 -0000
- In-reply-to: Eric Benson's message of 11 Nov 82 12:42-EST
I must say that when I hear the functio name CONSTANTP my first
thought is "Oh, that tells you whether or not something self-evaluates";
clearly Standard LISP has given that name its natural definition.
What I have proposes is probably better called CONSTANT-SYMBOL-P.