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Re: Is gentemp or gensym "safe"?

From: Nicolas Neuss
Subject: Re: Is gentemp or gensym "safe"?
Date: 26 Apr 2001 12:24:23 +0200

Martin Grabmueller <address@hidden> writes:

> > From: Nicolas Neuss <address@hidden>
> > I guess, no.  The decisive point with gensyms is that they are not eq?
> > to any ordinary symbol.  That means that the name does not matter, but
> > only memory address.  Did you tes if they are eq?.
> address@hidden (~/cvs/guile/x/guile-1.4.1): guile
> guile> (eq? 'foo0 (gensym "foo"))
> #t

OK.  Then this is an error in Guile.  MzScheme does this correctly
(although the names are equal).

Yours, Nicolas.

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