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1 point by cchooper 3702 days ago | link | parent

varif will be better if you can use it in what you're doing. It doesn't evaluate its argument, which might make it useless to you.

1 point by shader 3702 days ago | link

rntz wanted two separate functions to search macs and defs, so I suggested filtering the sig table based on whether each symbol was a mac or fn; that would only be possible if there was a way to turn the symbol into a value we could take the type of.


1 point by cchooper 3701 days ago | link

But do you need to evaluate the argument to varif in your implementation? If so, then it's no good to you.