#: (sharp-colon) should signal reader error on #:42

Bug #310062 reported by Tobias C. Rittweiler on 2008-12-20
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
SBCL
Low
Tobias C. Rittweiler

Bug Description

[CLHS 2.4.8.5] specifies:

  ``The symbol-name _must_ have the syntax of a symbol with no package prefix.''

So SBCL should probably signal a reader error on #:42.

[CLHS 2.4.8.5] - http://www.lispworks.com/documentation/HyperSpec/Body/02_dhe.htm

description: updated
Changed in sbcl:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in sbcl:
assignee: nobody → tcr
Changed in sbcl:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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