Subject: Re: Is dynamic scoping possible in scheme ? From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: 1997/01/24 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * Will Hartung | Modern Common Lisp doesn't use dynamic scoping any longer. yes, it does. however, the default is lexical scope, and you have to request dynamic scope specially. certain variables in Common Lisp are defined as dynamic (special) by the standard, such as the *package*, *read-base*, *print-base*, just to name three that are very frequently referenced while reading and printing. #\Erik -- 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine -- a basic ingredient in quality software.