Re: The pervasiveness of DEFVAR and the Lisp curse



rpw3@xxxxxxxx (Rob Warnock) wrote:

Note that I have no particular attachment to *my* implementation of
DEFLEX, but at this point I would assume that nearly every serious CL
programmer uses *some* implementation of DEFLEX or DEFLEXICAL or
DEFGLOBAL [assuming it's lexical] or whatever.

Never felt the need for it, and I'd be curious to know for what
practical purpose you find it necessary (seriously).

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