[plt-scheme] Off topic: Why does Common Lisp have two namespaces (lisp2)?

From: Marek Kubica (marek at xivilization.net)
Date: Wed Sep 3 06:36:52 EDT 2008


On Tue, 2 Sep 2008 21:46:50 -0500
"Grant Rettke" <grettke at acm.org> wrote:

> Because I don't know any CL people, and I know there is expertise
> here, could you please explain why Common Lisp has two namespaces
> (lisp2)?

To be exact, Lisp-2 does not mean that there are two namespaces as
Common Lisp has more than two but still is a Lisp-2:

 - packages
 - functions
 - variables
 - operator (macros)
 - loop keywords
 - block names
 - go tags
 - etc.


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