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Re: case syntax and symbols

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: case syntax and symbols
Date: Sun, 22 May 2005 20:41:39 +0300
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Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:

>> Also (and don't try this at home kids):
>>   (define 'x (* x x))
>>   '2
>>   => 4
> And presumably (or in my view) this is all fine, except for the last
> example, where Guile should signal an error or at least give a
> warning. Right?

Hmm.  There are two things here that might want a warning: redefining
something that was a macro as a variable; and shadowing a core

We we already warn when importing something that shadows a core
definition, so we could as well warn when redefining one.


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