Question mark in variable and function names

Michael Hudson mwh at
Thu Oct 7 13:47:24 CEST 2004

andre.naess at (Andr? N?ss) writes:

> One thing I liked about Lisp was the ability to use the question mark
> (and the exclamation mark) in function names. 

I wrote a patch for this once.  It's pretty easy.

I'd also like for '-' to be a allowable character in identifiers.
That might break some code, though :)


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