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Re: Vectors as functions
>>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Vanier <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> (let ((name 'foo))
> At the place 'foo occurs, there's no way to tell what binding it's
> associated with. In fact, it may be associated with several different
> bindings at run time, which is a hallmark property of dynamic binding.
It seems that one way to look at this is to consider " 'foo " to be a
degenerate case of literal code, with the same binding problems. If
you could store the symbol "foo" along with the environment in effect
at the time you stored it, a la (lambda), wouldn't that allow
optimization and analysis and all that good stuff?