Re: Substring indices everywhere? and the XS>< form d96-mst@xxxxxx 04 Jan 2000 16:55 UTC

In article <200001031941.TAA28429@fnmoc.navy.mil>, xxxxxx@pobox.com wrote:

>For another thing, substring is codified to be a procedure whose
>result is a first-class value. No such promises have been made about
>the XS>< notation.

But we DO WANT it do return a first-class value, otherwise we promote
writing ugly code.