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Re: [Chicken-users] dynamic scoping

From: Felix
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] dynamic scoping
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:39:51 +0200 (CEST)

From: John Cowan <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] dynamic scoping
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:17:38 -0400

> Dan Leslie scripsit:
>> The related SRFI is withdrawn, is it safe to assume that fluid-let
>> will be available outside of Chicken?
> The implementation of fluid-let is trivial, provided you don't have
> more than one thread to deal with.  That's why they were withdrawn,
> bad behavior when multiple threads are involved.  Parameters have
> their own problems, especially when mutated rather than rebound,
> but they're an advance on fluid-let.

I found fluid-let nice for dynamically binding lexical/local variables
in nested functions. But for global dynamic binding, parameters are of course
more robust.


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