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Wed Dec 12 12:40:22 CET 2007

incremental static binding

about static binding, redefine and linear dictionaries: it's better to
have something that is predictable, but a bit rigid, than something
that's flexible but harder too use.

what i mean is redefining lowlevel words: it's possible to do so, but
dependency management then becomes manual. the rule is: later code can
never change bindings in earlier code, but it can redefine behaviour
for future code. this is dirty, but the simplicity is very managable
and it allows for predictable hacks. the only real alternative is a
proper dependency management system and name space isolation. david
and goliath.



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