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Re: r6rs libraries

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: r6rs libraries
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 22:16:23 +0100
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On Wed 18 Feb 2009 09:53, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Julian Graham <address@hidden> writes:
>> Wait, you've lost me -- the recursive name space?  I thought Guile
>> requires that the "tail car" of the module name map to an actual
>> filename on disk when searching for modules.
> Look for `nested-ref' in `boot-9.scm'.  That's why standard binding
> names can't be used in module names (e.g., a module can't be named
> `(foo bar eval)').

We should really fix this -- there's no reason that modules and
variables share the same obarray. This nastiness has bit me a number
of times. (Of course, a module could be in a variable obarray -- but it
shouldn't be by default.)


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