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Successor to eval-when?
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Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1986 03:51 EST
From: Rob MacLachlan <RAM@C.CS.CMU.EDU>
Subject: Successor to eval-when?
If anyone has an idea for a replacement to eval-when, speak up. I
don't have any idea of anything that would be better. There seem to
be two main reasons people are upset with eval-when:
1] It is currently ill-defined.
2] It is hard to understand.
I believe that the first problem is fairly easy to fix; I suspect that
the second problem is inherent in the nature of the beast.
It is also poorly named according to the semantics that people
seem to have agreed upon.