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Re: return

From: Fren Zeee
Subject: Re: return
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 18:36:06 -0800

On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 1:19 AM, Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Friday 26 November 2010 09:57:21 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen wrote:
>> Wouldn't it be nice if Emacs Lisp had a workable early-return
>> mechanism?
> I guess so.  One option you didn't list is using catch/throw:
> (defun foo (n)
>  (catch 'val
>    (dostuff)
>    (when zot
>      (throw 'val t))))
> That's at least not something you need the cl package for.

Why not just throw the whole elisp and use CL to run emacs with
lexical scoping ?

What particular advantages do there accrue from the dyn scoped elisp
and by incrementally making fixes to this dinosaur ?

Franz Xe

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