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Re: eval trouble

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: eval trouble
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 19:45:36 +0200
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Pascal J. Bourguignon wrote:
> "Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Here is the code that does NOT work:
>>> (defun mumamo-define-no-mode (mode-sym)
>>>   (let ((mumamo-repl4 (make-symbol (format "mumamo-repl4-%s" mode-sym)))
>> It works if I replace make-symbol with intern. But why does eval care
>> about that?
> eval doesn't care, but how would you be able to refer again to the
> defined thing if you don't have its name in some dictionary?

Thanks. I see. I thought eval interned the symbol, or perhaps rather
created an interned symbol. In this case it does not do that.

Or am I still misunderstanding something.

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