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

From: Noah Lavine
Subject: Re: Anything better for delayed lexical evaluation than (lambda () ...)?
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 19:42:47 -0500

On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 6:39 PM, Andy Wingo <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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.

Oh, I just realized that I miscommunicated very badly. When I said
"print nicely", I imagined something like "<procedure environement
object>". So we could hide the implementation inside the record type.


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