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Re: [Scheme-reports] Are generated toplevel definitions secret?

On Wed 27 Apr 2011 08:56, "Aaron W. Hsu" <arcfide@x> writes:

> On Sat, 23 Apr 2011 20:14:33 -0400, Andre van Tonder <andre@x>  
> wrote:
>> In otehr words, definitions introduced in macros can possibly shadow  
>> toplevel
>> bindings, which is a major obstacle to safe hygienic macro programming.
> More than a major obstacle, I would argue that this violates hygiene and  
> should not be allowed in Scheme's hygienic macros.

I would still appreciate pointers as to how to implement this ;-) Anyone
can implement Scheme, but only half a dozen people have implemented
separate compilation with hygienically introduced toplevel bindings.


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