Rick Hanson <cryptor...@gmail.com> writes:

Hi Rick,

> Oops. I got that all wrong.  Look.
>
>   $ pil
>   : X
>   -> NIL
>   : (let X (+ 3 4) (glue " " '("Number" `X `(- X 9))))
>   -> "Number  "
>   : X
>   -> NIL
>
> When I copied and pasted results in my last message, I was in a pil
> session where I was messing around with `fill` and `run` and it
> "polluted" what I thought was my top-level.  Here was the culprit.
>
>   : (let X (+ 3 4) (run (fill '(glue " " ("Number"  X `(- 4 9))) '(X))))
>   !? ("Number" 7 -5)
>   "Number" -- Undefined
>   ? X
>   -> 7
>
> But I didn't notice all along that I was at the question mark prompt
> and thus *not* at the top-level.  Oops.  So I don't understand.  Back
> to the drawing board.  :)  Sorry for the noise.

Reading your other post I was wondering how it worked for you and
thought "it must be because of debug mode", and well ... correctly
guessed ;-)

-- 
cheers,
Thorsten

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