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Re: [PATCH] Clojure-like syntactic sugar for an anonymous function liter

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Clojure-like syntactic sugar for an anonymous function literal
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:18:38 +0000
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Daniel Colascione <address@hidden> writes:

>> My main concern with this as a proposal is that <letter> is a fairly
>> small namespace. There is a lot of possibility for pretty disasterous
>> clashes if this gets used in the wild.
> Of course. That's why we'd make each file register an association
> between letters and the macros to which they'd expand. Think of how XML
> namespaces map short local names to long global names. We'd make this
> mapping buffer-local, like lexical-binding.

That could work so long as there is a standard convention for adding to
this. The normal

(require 'my-special-reader-macros)

wouldn't be enough.

Still, think I have said enough. Something of this sort seems to be a
good idea to me.


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