On Sat, Mar 11, 2006 at 03:40:59AM +0800, Audrey Tang wrote:
: Brad Bowman wrote:
: > and against the spirit of the "my $COMPILING::x" in earlier versions of
: > S06.
: > Regardless of the "not a block" status of a q:code, I think that it's
: > lexicals should only be visible within the q:code by default.  If this
: > is the intention of the above phrase the it should be made clearer.
: Indeed the design is intentionally unhygienic; I couldn't find an easy
: way for default-hygienic to turn into unhygienic (we do need unhygienic
: macros sometimes), and there's a very easy way to turn
: default-unhygienic to hygienic ones (just add another pair of curlies).
: I'm not particularly happy with this; another thought is for q:code to
: be hygienic by default, but introduce a q:code(:no_scope) or
: q:code(:leak) or q:code(:unhygienic) or some other flag to remove the
: implicit scoping.  Would that be a saner default? :-)

Maybe that's what q:code(:COMPILING) actually does?  Or has as an
additional side effect?  Hmm...


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