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Re: Changing the name


> John wrote:


> Since the expansions of this macro are procedure sections rather

> than curried procedures, I suggest changing the name of the macro from


The fact that the macro does partial application and not proper currying

has indeed spawned a discussion about the name. Please refer to the

previous thread initiated by Stephan Houben.

In my reply to Stephan I propose the name


instead of 'curry'. As always with these kind of choices, a great deal

of it is simply a matter of taste and personal (programming) background.
As I have little experience with ML, my preference is 'partial-apply' as

it also refers to the 'apply' function of Scheme.

Would 'partial-apply' be fine with you?