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Re: [PATCH] Interpret #r"..." as a raw string

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Interpret #r"..." as a raw string
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:44:33 -0500

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  > In Richard's text above he uses language that I consider confusing: "In
  > Lisp, what you put in the program _is_ a string."  Why confusing?
  > Because if "put in program" is talking about source code, the statement
  > isn't true.

A Lisp program, conceptually, is not the series of characters in a file.
It is a series of Lisp expressions, of which those characters are the
printed representation.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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