On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 4:36 PM Marc Feeley <xxxxxx@iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:

Yes… but eq-ness is not preserved because a new uninterned symbol is generated for each one:

In that case I presume it rarely-to-never appears in either code or data, so it wouldn't be that hard to change the lexical syntax to ##:g0 or #::g0 or #$g0, would it?

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