[racket] confusion about shadowing predefined functions in interactions window

From: Asumu Takikawa (asumu at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Oct 23 17:12:18 EDT 2012

On 2012-10-23 08:48:35 -0700, Dan Grossman wrote:
>    Thanks, David.* I would be interested in someone walking through how this
>    behavior arises -- as well as the design issue regarding the "hopeless
>    top-level"

A few months ago, I collected all of the instances of "the top-level is
hopeless" that I could find from the archives and collected them here:

I think this e-mail in particular is relevant:


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