Subject: Re: Accessing enclosed symbol. From: Erik Naggum <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 17 Oct 2002 13:53:19 +0000 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <email@example.com> * Jacek Generowicz | Is there a pithy term to describe "what-is-this-called?"? ... in other | words, to describe variables captured(?)/enclosed(?) by a closure. Binding. A closure is closed over bindings, hence the name. | Is there a way of getting at the values of the enclosed variables? Just reference them. If you want to have a mapping from symbol to value, you have to the exact same thing you would have to do with any other lexical binding: Do it yourself. (let ((a 2) (b 3) (c 5) (d 7)) (case <symbol> (a a) (b b) (c c) (d d))) -- Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway Act from reason, and failure makes you rethink and study harder. Act from faith, and failure makes you blame someone and push harder.