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Re: lexical-binding questions

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: lexical-binding questions
Date: Sun, 06 May 2012 09:08:41 +0900

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>> Also, in CL, the declare spec is placed at the beginning of the let
> [...]
>> Why does it behave differently from CL?
> Because it forces the interpreter to check for the presence of
> a `declare' every time it sees a `let', even though it will only find
> one once per century or so.
> It's an OK design for a language where there's always going to be
> a pre-processing of some sort before evaluation but for Emacs's pure
> naive interpreter it's inconvenient.

It doesn't seem _that_ inconvenient (or inefficient)...


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