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Re: Another bug with the macro counter

From: Luc Teirlinck
Subject: Re: Another bug with the macro counter
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2004 12:52:01 -0600 (CST)

David Kastrup wrote:

   Mea culpa.  Is there any intended effect of (defvar foo) then apart
   from silencing the byte compiler?

I believe that it is the express purpose of (defvar foo) to make
clear, to humans and to programs, that the defvar is only there to
silence the compiler and that the real defvar is elsewhere.  I believe
that a computer silencing defvar should never specify a value and a
real defvar always should.



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