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Re: new function or modify read



On 17 Dec 2002, Marc Feeley <feeley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: 
> I much prefer building the functionality into the write (and read)
> procedure, and having a parameter object (as in make-parameter of
> Chez, PLT, etc) that can turn these features on/off.  For example,
> instead of
> 
>   (write-showing-shared X)
> 
> you would write
> 
>   (parameterize ((write-shared #t))   ; write-shared is a parameter object
>     (write X))

Agreed. Only thing missing so far: a SRFI for parameterize ...