nil or #nil?

Wim Boot wimb at
Tue Aug 25 18:21:13 UTC 1998

Tim Rowledge wrote:

>[...] nil & true & self are not literals [...]

For self this clear, but _why_ aren't nil, true and false
literals? I like to think of them as literals, and if that
isn't in agreement with the definition, IMO the definition
ought to be changed.

Wim Boot

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