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The reason I asked you where the source for MLMAC was was because I
was trying to figure out why defvar as Lisp Machine hackers know and
love it doesn't work in the default MacLisp environment. The defvar in
the default MacLisp environment is some propagative variable
assignment hack done by a J.T. Galkowski, formerly JAN@AI in 1975; I
can't imagine why anyone would want to use it, although Macsyma users
probably do. It lives on LIBLSP; PPAK FSL. I always put a herald at
the beginning of my files, which autoloads MLMAC, where the more
useful definition of defvar lives.

Perhaps the MLMAC definition of defvar should be made standard in the
Lisp environment?