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Re: Bad define placement?
Richard Frith-Macdonald <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 27 Aug 1999 08:43:19 -0500, email@example.com wrote:
> > I've gotten a new error with 1.3.2 on some code that worked with 1.3.1:
> > (define (foo bar)
> > (display bar)
> > (define c "World")
> > (display c) )
> > (foo "Hello ")
> > This gives an error "Bad define placement". Is the above code really
> > incorrect?
> I have the same sort of problem - but in more complex situations - where I
> wasn't sure whether my code was correct or not (being more of an Objective-C
> programmer than a Guile programmer). I wasn't going to report it as a bug
> until I was sure it wasn't my fault - but it seems I'm not the only one
It is a bug.
"Definitions may occur at the beginning of a <body> (that is, the body
of a lambda, let, let*, letrec, let-syntax, or letrec-syntax expression
or that of a definition of an appropriate form)."