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Re: upcoming revision, need feedback

On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 23:05 -0800, Derick Eddington wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 22:27 -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> > Well, part of this is about the value of the srfi in general.  I think
> > it would be better if it said, explicitly, this is a suggested binding
> > for r6rs libraries on Unix systems, and other systems with similar
> > directory structures.
> Okay, I'll change the first sentence of the Abstract section to be:
>         This SRFI defines a standard for naming and finding files
>         containing libraries, for Unix-like and Windows platforms, where
>         a library name is a list of symbols.
> I think the rest of your message is failing to understand the purpose of
> this SRFI.

Why do you suppose C has never specified any mapping between #include <>
directives and directory layouts?  Not even Posix has one.  This has not
hampered C's usability or portability.