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Re: Manual for `cl' package is out of date

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Manual for `cl' package is out of date
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 14:41:07 +0200
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Gareth Rees <address@hidden> writes:

> Further down in "(cl)Porting Common Lisp":
>   * Characters are distinct from integers in Common Lisp.  The
>     notation for character constants is also different:  `#\A' instead
>     of `?A'.
> `?A' is now supported in Emacs.

I think you misunderstood: ?A has always been the syntax for character
constants as used by Emacs.  The notation used by Common Lisp is #\A,
which is _not_ supported.


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