Endpaper: Technical issues of separation in function cells and value cells

  title={Endpaper: Technical issues of separation in function cells and value cells},
  author={R. Gabriel and K. Pitman},
  journal={LISP and Symbolic Computation},
  • R. Gabriel, K. Pitman
  • Published 1988
  • Computer Science
  • LISP and Symbolic Computation
  • SummaryThe bulk of arguments that focus on clean semantics and notational simplicity tend to favor uniting the function and value namespaces. In spite of this, there are those who hold strongly to a belief that a two-namespace system affords useful expressive power that they are unwilling to do without. In the end, practical considerations favor the status quo for Common Lisp. There are a large number of improvements beyond a single namespace that could be made to Common Lisp that would clean… CONTINUE READING
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