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Taylor R Campbell wrote:
   Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 15:51:57 -0400
   From: David Van Horn <dvanhorn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

In a system that uses random-access lists everywhere, you would not need conversions. In a system that doesn't, these are easy to portably define. So now I'm not sure what your concern is.

I want to be able to write portable programs that can take advantage
of systems with only random-access lists, but that can run on other
systems as well by converting between sequential lists and random-
access lists.  `Take advantage' here means using identity conversions.
Of course I can define copying conversions portably and use those, but
that wouldn't take advantage of systems whose lists are all

I see;  I will add these operations in the next iteration.  Thanks.