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Re: Anything better for delayed lexical evaluation than (lambda () ...)?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Anything better for delayed lexical evaluation than (lambda () ...)?
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:45:35 +0100
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Andy Wingo <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed 14 Dec 2011 00:00, Noah Lavine <address@hidden> writes:
>> I haven't really been contributing to this thread, so please take my
>> opinion with a grain of salt. But it does appear to me that we should
>> support capturing a lexical environment, as Mark and David describe.
>> So I took a look at ice-9/eval.scm....
> The details of the interpreter's implementation are not public, I'm
> afraid.  The interpreter does its job, but not quickly, and any change
> to make it better would involve a change to the environment
> representation.
> Anyway, it's looking in the wrong place.  There is a compiler too.

We might be miscommunicating here.  Lilypond calls eval on the # and $
scraps (though I don't know whether that would be ice-9 or not).
Actually, I have no idea what else it could call.

David Kastrup

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