Dynamic scoping (was: Proposal: Squeak-E = Squeak x Kernel-E)

Stephen Pair spair at acm.org
Wed Jan 29 18:37:46 UTC 2003

Lex Spoon wrote:

> "Stephen Pair" <spair at acm.org> wrote:
> > Actually, I rather like the #dynamicValue pattern.  Why not 
> this then:
> > 
> Best of all seems to be to tweak the compiler a little.  If 
> we had dynamically-bound global-scope variables, how often 
> would we want to use statically-bound global-scope variables? 

I agree...and probably not very often.  I just didn't want to get into
compiler hacking until I worked in such a paradigm for a little while.

- Stephen

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