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meaning of local define

    Date: Saturday, 29 March 1986  16:57-EST
    From: Jonathan A Rees <JAR at MC.LCS.MIT.EDU>

    My BNF, and the current RRRS, say that DEFINE's can't occur in
    BEGIN's; does anyone have any problem with that?  If so, what
    should it mean?

I have a small problem with that: as always, it is necessary to be
able to write macros that expand into multiple definitions.  So MIT
Scheme takes the position that a BEGIN appearing anywhere that a
DEFINE may appear is allowed to contain DEFINEs.  This seems to solve
the problem perfectly adequately, and is very easy to implement.