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Re: adding namespaces to emacs-lisp (better elisp?)

From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: adding namespaces to emacs-lisp (better elisp?)
Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 12:33:16 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Lars Brinkhoff <address@hidden> writes:

> Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> Sounds like CL's approach requires symbols to be present in several
>> packages, which might require more changes than I'd like in the way
>> obarrays and symbols work.
> When I did my implementation of CL packages, I did consider using
> obarrays for the symbol table.  But as you say, they are not quite
> suitable for that because a symbol may have to be interned in more
> than one package.  Whereas an Emacs symbol may only be intered in one
> obarray.  Or so I vaguely recall.

That must be another reason, because it's not the case.  See my previous

> Like I wrote before, I'm ready to "port" my code to a be a proper part
> of Emacs, but not if it's considered a no-go from the start.

Your code has the advantage over mine of being written in emacs lisp
already :-)

__Pascal Bourguignon__                     http://www.informatimago.com/
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