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> > It should be noted that only remote environments have property lists.  In my
> > implementation, the real difference between local and remote environments is
> > whether storing into it affects the global environment or is recorded
> > locally.  In this proposal, (SETF (ENVIRONMENT-PROPERTY ...) ...) is the only
> > way provided to store into an environment. 
> There is no intent to require property lists in the implementation, merely that
> there exists this function which behaves as if there were property lists
> underlying it. 

Right; I was intending "property list" in the conceptual sense, rather
than as an implementation representation.  The point is that 
(SETF (ENVIRONMENT-PROPERTY ...) ...)  has a global side-effect if the
environment is not a remote environment.