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Re: Compilation implications

>thought you said you agreed with my proposal that the way to load an
>instance of a standard-class from a compiled file is for a method of the
>instance to return a form which is then evaluated at load time.  Once
>this is adopted, there is no such thing as "the instance structure in
>the file" and no issue of making that structure consistent with some
>other structure.  The semantics of loading an instance of a standard-class

Right. In general, this will be the case, but remember that your proposal
leaves open a programmer hook which may, in specific instances, require
the class redefinition protocol to be run. However, they will probably
be rare, so we can disregard them for now.