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Re: Declaring a local dynamic variable?


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: Declaring a local dynamic variable?
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:59:52 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Andreas Röhler <address@hidden> wrote:

> Am 20.09.2013 17:10, schrieb Barry Margolin:
> > In article <address@hidden>,
> >   Andreas Röhler <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> >> Am 20.09.2013 14:30, schrieb Stefan Monnier:
> >>>> If I purposefully use a local dynamic variable as in:
> >>>
> >>> Use (defvar my-counter) at the file's top-level to indicate that this
> >>> variable is used in a way that relies on dynamic scoping.
> >>
> >> A need to write code just to silence compiler warnings?
> >> Emacs could do better.
> >
> > Other than "code", what would you suggest?
> 
> In the precise case: just drop that warning.
> 
> In a wider sense, IMO a modular approach is better.
> Restrict compiler warnings to obvious errors, don't mix style questions in.

This isn't a style warning. Often the reason is mistyping a local 
variable name.

(let ((foobar ...))
   ...
   (blah fobar)
   ...)

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Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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