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Re: Scheme-defined smobs

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: Scheme-defined smobs
Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2003 17:58:01 -0600
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address@hidden (Paul Jarc) writes:

> ... which shows me the output of "ls -a".  So I can use Guile as a
> shell with a bit less typing.

Wow, that's really scary.

An alternative might be to define your own repl that allows you do
define items that should be handled specially, and pass everything
else to a normal eval, i.e. very roughly:

  (let ((next (read)))
    (if (special-value? next)
        (lookup-and-do-special-thing-for next)
        (print (eval next (current-module)))))

and then have a little function that lets you register the special

Rob Browning
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