> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf
> Of Alexander Burger
> Sent: Sunday, 18 October 2015 6:03 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: append
> HI all,
> > append operates on LISTS. 'd or 'e is not a list.
> > You should do:
> > (append '(a b c) '(d) '(e))
> > Or, alternatively:
> > (append '(a b c) (list 'd 'e))
> That's right.
> It is best if you try to understand what happens internally
> 'append' simply sets the CDR of the last cell to the next argument. This is
> typically a list, but may well be an atom (especially in the case of the empty
> list, which is NIL and which happens to be also an atom).
> ♪♫ Alex
I get what it's doing now; the thing that seems weird to me is what it's NOT