A while ago, Rob Earhart wrote:
I think I'd prefer the Chris mechanism; the ANSI-C way works; I
really don't like the LISP mechanism at all.
Chris' mechanism works for me, on the condition that instead of
differentiating between quoted strings and messages, we just have a
single type of string in the grammer, and _always_ allow either a
quoted string or a Chris-string.
The aim of science is not to open
the door to infinite wisdom, but to
set limits to infinite error. -- Brecht