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Re: Some improvements for cl-flet

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Some improvements for cl-flet
Date: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 19:33:43 -0400

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  > Both macrolet and symbol-macrolet (and flet as well) are indispensable in
  > macros.  macrolet is effectively a built-in code-walker and code 
  > the most powerful functionality accessible to end user in CL and likely in
  > Elisp as well.  symbol-macrolet is comparable (it can be used to achieve
  > effects that can't be achieved with macrolet).

I don't see anything problematical about `cl-macrolet'.  But
`cl-symbol-macrolet' is really bizarre -- it undermines fundamental
assumptions of Lisp.

Would you be willing to explain what special effects `cl-symbol-macrolet'
can achieve?

Dr Richard Stallman (https://stallman.org)
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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