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a proposal about compatibility

I would like to propose that CL be a dialect of Lisp.  A reasonable
definition of Lisp seems to be the following:
  - all functions defined in the "Lisp 1.5 Programmer's Manual",
	McCarthy, et. al, 1962, other than those that are system- or
  - all functions on whose definitions Maclisp and Interlisp agree
I propose that CL should not redefine any names from these two sets,
except in ways that are upwards-compatible.