Why don't people like lisp?
mdanish at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Oct 23 02:41:30 CEST 2003
On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 09:52:42AM -0700, Jock Cooper wrote:
> One of the important differences is that MY-FUNC is lexically isolated
> from the environment where WITH-OPEN-FILE appears. The macro version
> does not suffer this; and it is often convenient for the code block
> in the WITH-OPEN-FILE to access that environment.
WITH-OPEN-FILE happens to be one of those macros which doesn't require
compile-time computation, but rather provides a convenient interface to
the same functionality as above.
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