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improper-length ? Or some variation on that? For that matter, why not specify length to accept improper lists, and invent a name for the thing that signals an error if the list is improper? ~Alexey On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 8:04 PM, David Van Horn <dvanhorn@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Alexey Radul wrote: >> >> My only worry is that the name 'count' clashes with a traditional name >> for a procedure that counts the number of elements of a collection >> that satisfy some predicate (and could therefore be confusing, in >> addition to causing actual name collisions). I do not, however, have >> a concrete suggestion for doing better. > > Yep -- it clashes with SRFI 1's `count', for example. I am really only > worried about the confusion part. The library system lets me not worry too > much about name clashes (hence my use of cons, car, cdr, ...). > > If anyone has a better name, I'd like to hear it. > > David >