Subject: Re: clisp_or_scheme?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1995/10/18
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

[Steven Sagaert]

|   I know that the dynamic scoping of clisp usually is regarded as an
|   thisadvantage and that the static scoping of scheme is preferred.  But
|   shouldn't dynamic scoping (hence clisp) be preferred for programming
|   where context matters (for example in natural language processing)?

I assume that "clisp" is Common Lisp.  if not, please disregard.

in Common Lisp, you have to ask for dynamic scoping (special variables)
explicitly before you get it.  please do not propagate myths that never
were true to begin with.  thank you.

#<Erik 3022973391>
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