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Re: system transformer for non-toplevel expressions

From: Dirk Herrmann
Subject: Re: system transformer for non-toplevel expressions
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 18:02:09 +0100 (MET)

On 21 Feb 2001, Marius Vollmer wrote:

> what is the significance of the system transformer for non-toplevel
> expressions?
> Currently, the system transformer is invoked in scm_i_eval and
> scm_i_eval_x, which take a lexical environment to evaluate their code
> in.  However, this environment is not passed to the system transformer
> (and it shouldn't be).
> I want to move to invocation of the system transformer to
> scm_primitive_eval, which can only be used for top-level evaluation.
> Is there anything that speaks against this?

It seems nobody had anything against this suggestion.  Or isn't it (for
whatever reasons) an issue any more?  I just realized that you did not yet
apply that patch, and became curious :-)

Best regards,
Dirk Herrmann

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