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>>>>> "felix" == felixundduni <felix> writes: felix> I agree. >> felix> (After all, what's so "unintuive" about `section'? After all felix> this is *exactly* what SRFI-26 does. Using terminology that is felix> already in common use (Haskell) is the obvious solution, IMHO) >> >> I think, when you're arguing about intuition, you need to show why >> something is intuitive, not why something is not unintuitive. Many >> Scheme programmers aren't Haskell programmers or ML programmers first. >> When I tell students I'm teaching ML or Haskell "this is called >> operator section," there's always row after row of blank faces. They >> don't find this intuitive at all. I completely fail to see why it >> should be "obvious." felix> I don't understand that example you give. Once a term has been coined felix> it might as well be used. Would your students find `named let' intuitive? They actually do. I don't see why a term coined somewhere else needs to be used *here*. felix> No offense, Mr. Egner, but this is ridiculous. I'm Mr. Sperber, actually. (Even though some people might find "Mr. Egner" more intuitive :-) ) -- Cheers =8-} Mike Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla