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Changing the name
Using the name CURRY for this macro is _already_ confusing people!
In comp.lang.scheme, Joseph Doer (newstomail@xxxxxxxx) writes:
> I have a problem with understanding the curry-function. I read this URL
> http://srfi.schemers.org/srfi-26/srfi-26.html where there is a comparation
> with the lambda function. But I'm not shure if I understood it the right
> way. Is curry a function to add something to a list or something like this?
> Thanks for your help on advance.
My reading of this post is that someone who is trying to understand
how currying works has encountered SRFI-26 and has been misled by it.
Changing the name to SECTION would help to forestall a steady stream of
posts like this one.
I'd like to be able to teach Scheme-speaking students about real
currying without terminological interference from this otherwise useful
John David Stone - Lecturer in Computer Science and Philosophy
Manager of the Mathematics Local-Area Network
Grinnell College - Grinnell, Iowa 50112 - USA
stone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx - http://www.cs.grinnell.edu/~stone/