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Re: [External] : How to create a higher order function?

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: [External] : How to create a higher order function?
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 08:36:36 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 1.1.0; emacs 28.0.50

On 2021-09-24, at 19:11, Emanuel Berg via Users list for the GNU Emacs text 
editor <> wrote:

> Drew Adams wrote:
>> RMS's arguments are specifically for users of an editing
>> environment such as Emacs. They go beyond the general
>> arguments for providing dynamic binding (in addition to
>> lexical) in Lisp.
> Again, if it is the options argument I agree that's a good
> method to do it however I would formulate that as "we
> implement options by way of global variables", I don't see how
> dynamic/special vs static/lexical really applies?

IIUC, if these (global) variables were lexically bound, the whole
idea wouldn't work.  Global/local has nothing to do with it.


Marcin Borkowski

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