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Re: Error: Symbol's value as variable is void


From: Thien-Thi Nguyen
Subject: Re: Error: Symbol's value as variable is void
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2005 01:00:11 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Joe Corneli <address@hidden> writes:

> when is it good to use `eval-when-compile'?

when you want to evaluate something at compilation time.

if this is not completely clear to you, probably it is
best to drop its use and come back to it later (if ever).

this kind of solution hints that the problem is of the
family of problems relating to premature optimization.
those kinds of problems are interesting in their own
right, of course.  no easier way to make a mess than
to insist on phase separation...

thi


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