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Re: Y Store now C++

Dorai Sitaram wrote:

> The two
> reasons I have heard consistently offered by Lisp2
> partisans are 
> (a) they want to use "natural" variable names like
> `list' (although the unavailability of `t' seems OK)
> without worrying that it will clash with function
> names, and 
> (b) defmacro-based macros (allegedly) risk no or
> fewer variable-capture problems. 

So what are the reasons for switching to Lisp-1?


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