Clearing local variables
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Fri Apr 29 17:24:39 CEST 2016
Mark Waddingham wrote:
> On 2016-04-29 04:30, Kay C Lan wrote:
>> Does that mean the 'Important' note in the LC 8 Dictionary entry for
>> 'repeat' isn't so Important any more?
> Yes! That note should probably be replaced by one which says you can
> modify the target variable in the loop, but it won't have an effect
> on what is being repeated over. (I'm sure there's a better way to
> express that).
Thanks for chiming in on this, Mark. This seems like a very useful
change, and one that means fewer things a newcomer needs to learn.
In the rare cases where we might want to modify the string being
traversed, does the "repeat with i = 1 to..." form still allow that?
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