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Re: Proper namespaces in Elisp

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: Proper namespaces in Elisp
Date: Thu, 07 May 2020 07:02:15 -0600
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>>>>> "Stefan" == Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> I like the idea of doing it in the reader (it has some nice advantages),
>> but the downside is it is then harder to special-case defining forms.

Stefan> The upside is that you don't need to recognize defining forms ;-)

Haha, yeah, I suppose so.

The advantages I was thinking of are that it means that it's basically
impossible to forget a case (like I did with vectors), and that it means
the local "short" form of the symbol doesn't need to be interned.


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