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Re: Have one-argument '<? et al function as 'make<? et al
Alan Manuel Gloria scripsit:
> This is a rather SRFI-105-centric proposal, but I'd like to propose
> that, if '<? and friends are given a single comparator argument, it
> return a function predicate:
I don't understand why this proposal in any way benefits SRFI 105-based
code. Can you explain further?
> Admittedly, it's possible to just use 'make<? and friends if we're
> going to use SRFI-105 anyway, but it seems clearer to use <? if
> SRFI-105 is something to support.
I don't see why. The idea of <? and friends is that they are generalizations
of < and friends (also string<? and friends, etc.); that is, they are
predicates. Rather than having the function be either a predicate or
a predicate-maker, my idea is to separate the two purposes, so that
in one case we always get a boolean result, in the other case a procedure.
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