PJ Weisberg <address@hidden
> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 12:33 PM, Fren Zeee <address@hidden
>> I am only satisfied with first part. There are more challenging questions
>> still there. Please read the two or three of my posts before you entered the
> I think your other question was, "What was Thien-Thi talking about
> when he said 'less piecewise-constructive and more table-oriented'?
> Here's my guess. Keeping in mind that I have no idea what you're
> trying to accomplish, I would suggest that instead of having functions
> like find-my-marker-GOLD, find-my-marker-SILVER, and the like, you
> just start out the file with something like:
> GOLD 1000
> SILVER 5000
> COPPER 28000
> CHEESEBURGERS 2
> And then read those line-by-line to construct your alist or whatever.