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	Randomness? I don't understand.  I really have never even
heard of programs accidentally munging other programs' JFNs.  Doing my
own JSYS calls certainly is not a clean solution.  It would seem to me
that only files which are internal to the workings of Maclisp should
be restricted, if any, and that user files should be wide open.
Certainly Teco takes this approach, and it doesn't seem to
lose.  It seems to me that the philosphy of Maclisp was that the user
was always given plenty of rope to work with, even if he hung himself
(sstatus toplevel, RPLACA, etc.).  I think this should extend to file