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Re: [Scheme-reports] Draft 3 Comments: Chapter 6
On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 1:42 PM, Andre van Tonder <andre@x> wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Aug 2011, Alex Shinn wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 1:05 PM, Andre van Tonder <andre@x>
>>> On Thu, 4 Aug 2011, Alex Shinn wrote:
>>>> It's the environment programs start with.
>>>> The result is that any program can be cut&paste into
>>>> an interactive REPL and still work, and any interactive
>>>> session can be saved and used as a program, so long
>>>> as it's prefixed with (import (scheme base)).
>>> Even if the program contains imports conflicting with prior imports or
>>> bindings in the REPL (assuming as John does a non-empty REPL), or
>>> redefinitions of bindings previously imported into the REPL?
>> No, the reverse direction (interactive->batch) is not guaranteed.
> I don't know what this means.
Sorry, I'll try to clarify later, but it's not normative,
it's more of a rationale. You should always be able
to run a program directly in the REPL.
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