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Re: New Issue: SYNTACTIC-ENVIRONMENT-ACCESS
- To: Eric Benson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: New Issue: SYNTACTIC-ENVIRONMENT-ACCESS
- From: masinter.pa@Xerox.COM
- Date: 7 Oct 88 18:33 PDT
- Cc: email@example.com
- In-reply-to: Eric Benson <firstname.lastname@example.org>'s message of Fri, 7 Oct 88 17:59:47 pdt
re: "The extent of environment objects has been discussed before. I don't
remember whether that became a full-fledged cleanup issue, but I think
it is orthogonal to this issue. Larry, has such an issue been
presented? If not, David, you are welcome to present one."
Until I get my Common Lisp Mail Super-Duper Retrieval System up and running
again, I can't answer this question. I don't remember one...
I don't think that requiring interpreters to remember type declarations
will go over big.
I actually don't think adding a lot of functions & variables will go over
big unless there's a stronger justification for them than the ones
presented here.... I know and you know why this stuff is useful, but do