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Taylor R Campbell wrote:
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 17:09:48 -0400 From: David Van Horn <dvanhorn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>Here is a proposal for converting between representation of pairs and lists.I think the names PAIR->PAIR and LIST->LIST are very confusing. Also, both directions are necessary. How about using more descriptive, if more verbose names, such as SEQUENTIAL-LIST->RANDOM-ACCESS-LIST or LINEAR-LIST->RANDOM-ACCESS-LIST? Also, are the pair-only operations useful?
As proposed, they do go both directions. I suspect the pair only operation is not useful, but I'm not sure. I will punt on that one for now. As for names, I like list->list; it's suggestive of it potentially being an identity operation, but I'd like to hear what others think.