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Re: Common Lisp "let"
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 14:41:19 -0400
From: "Anton van Straaten" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I think that given a grammar for Lisp, containing explicit definitions for
constructs like "let", this ambiguity could have been detected by an
automated tool, e.g. a parser generator.
There might be some way to detect this kind of mistake with a parser
tool, but I should point out that it's not actually an "ambiguity" in
the sense of the language's definition being ambiguous. The rules for
interpreting "let" are not ambiguous in the technical sense; they're