[Openmcl-devel] Error on macro character after sharpsign colon

Terje Norderhaug terje at in-progress.com
Tue Jan 26 22:05:31 UTC 2010


On Jan 26, 2010, at 1:44 PM, Tim Bradshaw wrote:
> On 26 Jan 2010, at 21:36, Terje Norderhaug wrote:
>
>> Loading a third party module surprisingly failed when reading an
>> uninterned symbol that started with "#:<" even if the string after
>> the sharpsign colon would have been read as a symbol.
>
> That's what WITH-STANDARD-IO-SYNTAX is for!

Yes, one of the lessons here is to not make naive assumptions about  
an extended readtable not conflicting with the syntax of third party  
code.

-- Terje Norderhaug
   terje at in-progress.com







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