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1 point by hasenj 4201 days ago | link | parent

Thanks for the link.

Looking at http://arclanguage.org/item?id=11697

It seems like Arc has no concept of scope.

It seems to me like when a symbol is bound to a name inside a function, that binding should temporarily override whatever is in the global symbol table; but that doesn't seem to be the case.



1 point by evanrmurphy 4201 days ago | link

> It seems to me like when a symbol is bound to a name inside a function, that binding should temporarily override whatever is in the global symbol table; but that doesn't seem to be the case.

Macros are a special case. If it's a globally defined function, then the temporary binding overrides. But if it's a macro, then it doesn't.

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