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- To: RMS at MIT-AI
- From: George J. Carrette <GJC at MIT-MC>
- Date: Fri ,22 Jan 82 13:11:00 EDT
- Cc: BUG-LISPM at MIT-AI
Date: 19 January 1982 20:50-EST
From: Richard M. Stallman <RMS at MIT-AI>
To: BUG-LISPM at MIT-AI
I would really like to get some responses to my message
about error recovery from unbalanced parens.
I got a better suggestion. Instead of having huge source files,
use an ISAM file, keyed by DEFUN name, one DEFUN per record.
[Any operating system with reasonable support for COBOL has
an efficient ISAM implementation.]
The DECLARATIVE (e.g. MACRO) environment is scanned for first,
and you never have to consider aborting the compilation of more
than one DEFUN at a time. The question never comes up.
You might get into this with your filesystem.