Subject: Re: Two questions together
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 04:17:33 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Zach Beane  <> wrote:
| Kenny Tilton <> writes:
| > > CELLO(1): (apropos 'random)
| I've gotten in the habit of using a string for apropos. When using a
| symbol, it gets interned, and is immediately appears in the results of
| apropos.

To avoid that, my habit is to use keywords. Yes, they *also* get
interned and immediately appear in the results of the APROPOS,
but those keywords don't pollute the package I'm in at the time,
and thus don't interfere if I want to import one of the other results.
[And who cares about polluting the keyword package, anyway...]


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