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Re: A plea for a new old language

On Friday, May 9, 2003, at 11:00 US/Eastern, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> thinking about it it actually makes long-term expansion of the VM with 
> backward compatibility easier, since if there are more lexically 
> scoped things added later (say, event mask/level, or IO filters, or 
> something) old code will still preserve them right on a call since the 
> "make CPS thingie" op would get beefed up to know about the new things

Is there a danger that "make CPS thingie," done on every call, could 
become too heavyweight?

Geoffrey S. Knauth | http://knauth.org/gsk