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Re: Reasons for withdrawal

Tom Lord wrote:
> By withdrawing, you aren't closing discussion.   You're doing your
> interlocutors the favor of turning off the clock.   It'd be quite
> civilized, really.
> I can't speak for others, but I'd be game for a temporary "collections
> in scheme" mailing list.

Sounds like a good idea. I suspect that it would be more "civilized"
without the pressure to get things finalized ASAP, and it would be a
better forum for hashing out consensus solutions to the issues raised so

> As for "last minute" foo: perhaps part of the point of the 6 month
> window is not simply to start a deep design discussion at day 1, but
> to permit objections a generous opportunity to surface.

Indeed, the FAQ says as much in the "What's with all the time periods?"
Bradd W. Szonye