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Re: New module system

From: Michael Livshin
Subject: Re: New module system
Date: 18 Dec 2000 16:35:01 +0200
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Mikael Djurfeldt <address@hidden> writes:

> Mikael Djurfeldt <address@hidden> writes:
> > > this also means that the module system's "entities" can't be reified
> > > on the C level, right?
> > 
> > No, it would still be possible to have a C API to the module
> > system---to create modules, export bindings etc.
> But Dybvig's implementation is entirely based on alpha-conversion, so
> in their system, there's only one top-level environment.  So, with
> their system, there would not be individual obarrays corresponding to
> each module---is this what you are referring to?

yes, sorry for being vague.  I should just read the thing sometime...

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