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Re: a problem with terminology



On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 22:08 -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> In my opinion, the use of "search path" is unproblematic, provided it
> isn't nestled together with sense-1 paths.  I would just call those
> "filenames" 

I think the more precise terms I mentioned should be used.

> and say straight out that this srfi establishes a syntax for
> filenames.  

Okay, I'll incorporate such a statement.

> (In Unix--and let's be clear, this is really a Unix
> srfi--

It's a Unixoid and Windows SRFI, yes.

> directories *are* files

Regardless, they are semantically different and should be termed as
such, IMO.

Thanks for the feedback,

-- 
: Derick
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