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Re: Various comments

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk scripsit:

> The syntax of reading a mutable variable is a perfect syntax for
> reading a dynamically scoped variable, or reading a thread-local
> variable, or reading a variable reflected from another language,
> or reading a lazy variable, or reading a single-assignment variable,
> or performing a simple transformation on another variable which used
> to have been exposed as a direct variable in the previous version
> of a library.

This seems to be a matter of taste.  (And I never use mutable variables
anyway, as opposed to mutable data structures.)

Time alone is real                      John Cowan <cowan@xxxxxxxx>
  the rest imaginary
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