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Re: CC mode loads CL

From: Martin Stjernholm
Subject: Re: CC mode loads CL
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2004 13:17:38 +0100
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> wrote:

> `delete-duplicates' has a typical problem of many cl functions: it uses
> keyword arguments.  Maybe we could add a simpler version of it to the
> core which would be `upward compatible' with the cl version (so that cl
> could redefine it upon being loaded without screwing up `native' users).

If the problem with keyword arguments is runtime overhead, it ought to
be possible to make a macro package that translate such keyword
arguments to position based argument passing at compile time.

> Why use `cl-macroexpand' instead of just `macroexpand'?

I'm sorry, I meant cl-macroexpand-all.

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