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Even if that happened to work correctly (which I don't believe), you would still be missing a bunch of macro-related stuff that makes CL the programmable programming language it is, and Python isn't:

-reader-macros

-symbol-macros

-compiler-macros

-macrolet

-symbol-macrolet

EDIT: Fixed layout




Well, those kinds of claims are kind of par for the course for the Python community. I remember that it was commonly claimed that Python 1.5 had the "full power of the lambda calculus", when all it had was anonymous function definitions, and not true higher order functions.




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