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bug#20640: 24.5; lexical-binding should work like a normal file-local va
bug#20640: 24.5; lexical-binding should work like a normal file-local variable
Tue, 26 May 2015 16:53:08 -0400
Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)
Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> A few years ago, we said (IIUC) it was desirable:
> Well, *you* said, but *we* didn't, IIUC.
Hah, true enough, although IMO you were a least a little more ambiguous in
> For me, as long as we intend to allow running .el files without
> byte-compiling them, I think allowing lexical-binding to be specified at
> the end of the file would be a design mistake.
Even if the code were to check for "coding:" (which we already have to
scan the end of the file for) and "lexical-binding:" in the same pass?