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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 itself. Scott --
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