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Re: Proposal for EVAL
> that to be completely
> consistent with the Macintosh philosophy, LOAD would have to accept no
> arguments, and then it would pop up a dialog box for the user to
> specify the file to load.
So why is this a reason to do away with LOAD? I did a Scheme for the
Macintosh in which
loads the file,
pops up a dialog box to specify the file, and
(typed on the Macintosh keyboard) also pops up the dialog box. Command-L
only works when the interpreter is waiting for something to read in the
top-level loop, but (load) would work from within a program, perhaps in
connection with some other emitted message to remind the user of what
is going on.
-- Jay Freeman