2.4. Valid Patterns for Tokens [sec_2-3-5]

When a token with package markers is read, then no checking is done whether the SYMBOL-PACKAGE part and the SYMBOL-NAME part do not have number syntax. (What would the purpose of this check be?) So we consider tokens like USER:: or :1 or LISP::4711 or 21:3 as symbols.

These notes document CLISP version 2.49Last modified: 2010-07-07