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Re: Release 1.6 critical TODO items.

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: Release 1.6 critical TODO items.
Date: 31 Jan 2002 18:45:07 +0100
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Rob Browning <address@hidden> writes:

> However, if you disagree,

Hmm, I do, mostly out of principle.  I'm afraid that there will always
be one last thing, and introducing uninterned symbols is not a small

(I was almost convinced... :-)

> then I'm fine with that, but perhaps we should at least further
> obfuscate the symbol names that gensym produces.  Right now it
> produces something like %%gensym1.  What about making it even more
> awkward like #{\ \ _%%foo}# or something, so it's *really* unlikely
> anyone would accidentally use it.

Yes, that's a very good idea.  We should just start the gensym names
with a space.  I'll do that immediately...

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