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Re: Can array-ref return (values ...) ?
> > I'm trying to put together an implementation of arrays that will
> > serve my current purposes. At one point, I basically wanted
> > (array-ref a i j k ...)
> > to return (values ...).
> > So I looked at this SRFI and it doesn't seem that this is a real
> > problem (OK, it would be a problem with array-set!, but perhaps one
> > wants read-only arrays without array-set! to be possible.)
> I don't understand. Array-ref by me returns the contents of a single
> element, so that would be just (values v) which is just v.
Yes, it returns the contents of a single element, but what are the contents
of a single element? (I find it interesting that you used the word "contents"
rather than "content". Either would be correct, of course.) Can it be
(values a b)? If not, why not? And if not, perhaps it should be
documented to be not possible.