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On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 06:15:38PM -0400, Taylor Campbell wrote:
> On Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at 05:40 PM, scgmille@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> wrote:
> >
> >Delete to me at least implies both removal of the value and the storage
> >it occupied.  Remove only implies the removal of the value, hence the
> >choice of remove.
> I think neither 'delete' nor 'remove' imply either one, just a general 
> 'get rid
> of this somehow.'
I'm speaking from experience outside of Scheme and SRFIs.  I'd like to 
hear some other opinions on this though.

> >I'm not quite sure what you mean wrt predicate arguments.  Do you mean
> >the list functions that check a value against a predicate before
> >removing?  I would argue that they are vaguely named. :)
> Can you come up with a better naming convention?
list-remove-if would be better.  Remove is an unconditional operation by 


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