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Re: general lazy list facility for Emacs Lisp?

From: Jason Earl
Subject: Re: general lazy list facility for Emacs Lisp?
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 14:14:14 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, Mar 23 2011, Stefan Monnier wrote:

>> Just a short remark on what I've had in mind with "real" memoization: If
>> elisp had closures (not clojures ;-)), then one could write memoize as
>> function, just like the variant in the clojure source code below:
> On a related note:
> Emacs has had closures for "ever", tho it only closes over variables
> that are bound by `lexical-let' (provided by CL).  Emacs-24 will have
> a more integrated and efficient support for closures, by setting the
> `lexical-binding' variable which makes `let' bind lexically in the same
> way as in Common-Lisp.  You can try it out right now in the
> `lexbind-new' branch which is pretty much ready for inclusion (mostly
> lacks testing, and has currently 1 open bug apparently around eieio;
> additional testers are welcome).
>         Stefan

Do you have a url for the branch?


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