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Re: can one make local symbol in a pure function?

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  • Subject: [mg127413] Re: can one make local symbol in a pure function?
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 01:03:52 -0400 (EDT)
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On 7/22/12 at 4:34 AM, nma at 12000.org (Nasser M. Abbasi) wrote:

>On 7/20/2012 10:46 PM, Bill Rowe wrote:

>>you will find that new symbols a, a$ appear in the Global context.
>>They simply don't have values in the Global context

>I think this is terrible.

Why? What does it matter that there are a few more symbols in
the global name space which have no assigned value?




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