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Re: Common Lisp solved this problem 20 years ago

Taylor Campbell <campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> I'm a bit unclear on one part of your proposal: is the type
> declaration syntax merely a suggestion to the compiler, or does it
> actually affect the semantics of a program?  

The Lisp way, much more preferable, is that they are mere suggestions,
which *must not* affect the performance of correct code.