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Re: [PATCH] Per-module reader, take #2

From: Tomas Zerolo
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Per-module reader, take #2
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 12:52:56 +0200
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On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 09:48:50AM +0200, Ludovic Court?s wrote:
> Hi Neil,
> Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:
> > I don't think it should be connected with modules, though.  In my
> > view:
> >
> > - modules should be about identifier access and visibility (including
> >   issues such as possible separate compilation in future), and nothing
> >   else  (and yes, this does imply that #:use-syntax was a mistake)
> Right.
> > - the appropriate unit of scope for your custom readers should be the
> >   file, not the module; for two reasons in particular:
> This makes sense, too.


But don't we loose the possibility then to have ``embedded goo´´ (say,
for example, something like a snippet of SQL in an otherwise Scheme
file)? This would be, I think, one of the nifty uses for pluggable

May be I'm completely off-base, since quite swamped ATM. If so, ignore.

-- tomás

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