> The disadvantage of gensym'd symbols is that the code is more difficult
> to understand when pretty printed, and cannot be written to some file
> and retrieved later.
> The PicoLisp solution of transient symbols has an identical effect
> (especially if you surround the function definition(s) with (====)).
> Though the usage of transient symbols (like gensym'd symbols) nicely
> protects from symbol capture, there is one nasty detail: Symbols that we
> *want* to be evaluated in the outer environment, most notably '@'.
Thanks for explanation.
Is @ the only problem? How serious problem/inconvenience do you
Would not it be possible somehow to rebind it again with some trick
along the lines of:
(de foo "Prg"
(when (car "Prg")
(run (let @ (up '@) (cdr "Prg")) ) ) )
Why this does not work?
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