## Monday, March 1, 2010

Yesterday, I was compiling a function in SLIME, and I consistently got error: illegal function call messages from SBCL. The function was a pretty complicated one, and I couldn't figure out the error. I even resorted to commenting out sections, until I had an empty shell, with only the docstring. Then realization dawned — here is a simplified example of how the function looked like:
(defun foo (bar)