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Re: void variable

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: void variable
Date: 20 Aug 2004 18:08:50 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

>     It seems to me that it would make even more sense to actually bind the
>     variable's global value despite any dynamic bindings; this certainly
>     would be unusual, but even warning about it violates the the usual
>     `let' binding semantics.

> This might be a good idea.

I'd rather not try to guess a fixup that way.  Too dangerous.
It's much safer to just report the situation so someone can figure out which
is the right way to fix it.

Or at least if we want to make it set the outer global binding, I suggest we
wait for post-21.4 to do that.


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