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Emmanuel Medernach scripsit: > Thanks for this example. However the concept behind it is > that syslog has a port-like interface, abstracting it would > also be IMHO the way to go. I am surely too much on the > idealistic side of Scheme :D But Ok, let's say that for the > sake of practical needs (WG2) I could bear with this design > choice. Syslog calls are designed to be interjected anywhere into an existing body of code, so they depend on ambient authority; you don't have to thread the identity of the syslog port through your code. -- Andrew Watt on Microsoft: John Cowan Never in the field of human computing cowan@xxxxxxxx has so much been paid by so many http://www.ccil.org/~cowan to so few! (pace Winston Churchill)