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1 point by fab13n 4446 days ago | link | parent

> lisp-2-ness is the thing I most despise about CL

It's conceptually ugly, but that's what makes non-hygienic macros usable.

A macro which uses a global variable is broken when used in a context which shadows this variable; if functions are not "normal" globals, there is much less chances that you'll shadow them accidentally.