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suggested compiler feature.
- To: GJC at MIT-MC
- Subject: suggested compiler feature.
- From: Howard I. Cannon <HIC at MIT-MC>
- Date: Tue ,15 Jul 80 23:51:00 EDT
cc: BUG-LISP at MIT-MC, BUG-LISPM at MIT-MC
The reasoning behind expanding atomic macros in lambda lists (in my mind)
is that you might define something like:
<the particular magic variable for this program>)
and you could then use MAGIC-VARIABLE all over the place and have
it be replaced automatically (this could be great for macro
packages and the like, I suspect). Anyway, that's the basic theory.