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All conforming programs must obey the following constraints, which are designed to minimize the observable differences between compiled and interpreted programs:

Conforming programs should not be written using any additional assumptions about consistency between the run-time environment and the startup, evaluation, and compilation environments.

Except where noted, when a compile-time and a run-time definition are different, one of the following occurs at run time:

If the compiler processes a function form whose operator is not defined at compile time, no error is signaled at compile time.

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