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Re: Numeric efficiency in dylan (or lisp in general)
- To: Scott_Fahlman@sef-pmax.slisp.cs.cmu.edu
- Subject: Re: Numeric efficiency in dylan (or lisp in general)
- From: Simon Spero <ses@SunSite.unc.edu>
- Date: Fri, 09 Oct 92 15:42:29 -0400
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- In-reply-to: Your message of "Fri, 09 Oct 92 11:27:50 EDT." <9210091531.AA07647@brazil.cambridge.apple.com>
>>an extra level of indirection. It also means that cross-function
optimizations are impossible (or greatly reduced in effectiveness). This
is where Dylan's "seal it and ship it" orientation is going to be
Sorry if this has been gone over N times before; I've got a question about the
meaning of function freezing, which overlaps slightly into sealing.
When you freeze a method which is bound to a module variable, do you also
freeze the value of that variable, or can that variable be changed later
without melting the method first?