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Re: dynamic scopes? fluids?

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: dynamic scopes? fluids?
Date: 22 Jul 2001 21:44:04 +0200
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address@hidden (Robert Brown) writes:

> I would like to ensure that my variable is accessible within the
> current scope/environment as well as any scopes or within any
> invokations of functions under this scope, but without making it
> "global" (current top-level environment).

Why do you want that?  To avoid name clashes, I'd say that modules are
sufficient.  For simulating dynamic scoping, use global variables that
hold a fluid, and maintain the value of the fluid with `with-fluids'.

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