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Re: non-top-level DEFUN
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- Subject: Re: non-top-level DEFUN
- From: Rob.MacLachlan@WB1.CS.CMU.EDU
- Date: Tue, 21 Jun 88 10:21:22 EDT
In the past, A contingent at Symbolics offered this as an objection to
non-top-level DEFUNs, but nobody else seemed to buy it. Yes COMPILE will
choke on functions defined in a non-null environment. No, this does not
prevent incremental development, since in any reasonable incremental
development environment, you will hardly ever use COMPILE.
In your example, in our environment, I would compile the entire LET
together with both DEFUNs by using the editor "Compile Defun" command.