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Re: [scheme-reports-wg2] Closing SRFI-112 and voting on it for R7RS-large
> In any case, in my years of tending to build issues
> for the Common Lisp community, I have found that
> all these introspection items from SRFI-112 are purely cosmetic,
This is meant to be a cosmetic API: that is, it is used to provide
useful information in logs and suchlike places. It's not meant to be
> Sounds good, except for the part where a list is used. Lists are so
> 1970s. Even worse when you cannot expect them not to be side-effected.
Eh. You aren't going to look at the (features) list throughout the code,
just at startup, when you can cache the things you care about.
> Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that
> you do it.
> — Gandhi
"It is not incumbent upon you to complete the work, but neither are you
at liberty to desist from it." --R. Tarfon in _Pirkei Avot_
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