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Re: issue SYNTACTIC-ENVIRONMENT-ACCESS
- To: Moon@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM, email@example.com
- Subject: Re: issue SYNTACTIC-ENVIRONMENT-ACCESS
- From: cperdue@Sun.COM (Cris Perdue)
- Date: Mon, 20 Mar 89 14:18:31 PST
- Cc: cl-compiler@SAIL.STANFORD.EDU, masinter.pa@XEROX.COM
> > Date: Mon, 20 Mar 89 16:18 EST
> > From: David A. Moon <Moon@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>
> > Another approach would be for (DECLARATION declaration-specifier env)
> > to return a list of all decl-specs currently in force with the symbol
> > declaration-specifier in their car, sorted so the innermost declaration
> > is first on the list. It's then up to the caller to parse this in
> Hmmm. I think this has promise, provided that we either clarify that
> for declarations that can be "bound", only those declarations that
> apply to lexically visible bindings be returned, or else restrict this
> to declarations that can only be "free". Also, shouldn't this
> function also ought to be required to know about the DECLARATION
> decl-spec as well as OPTIMIZE?
VARIABLE-INFORMATION, FUNCTION-INFORMATION, plus an accessor of
the sort you are describing would seem quite satisfactory to me.
I realize there are technical details to be worked out.