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Alan Manuel Gloria scripsit: > The above function will work properly on an empty list (we assume > empty list is sorted) if (<? c) returns #t. But if (<? c) were to > return a function, it would instead return a function (well, a > function *is* a true value, so it will still work 99.99% of the > time....) An implementation could add the behavior that (<? comp) and (<? comp obj) always return #t, but given that < does not do this, I'm reluctant to make it part of this SRFI, as I suspect it will only be used rarely. It would be easy to roll your own predicate `monotonically-increasing?` if you want it to handle lists; it would probably be more efficient than using `apply` anyhow. -- At the end of the Metatarsal Age, the dinosaurs John Cowan abruptly vanished. The theory that a single cowan@xxxxxxxx catastrophic event may have been responsible http://www.ccil.org/~cowan has been strengthened by the recent discovery of a worldwide layer of whipped cream marking the Creosote-Tutelary boundary. --Science Made Stupid