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Re: Reasons for withdrawal



On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 07:42:20PM -0800, Tom Lord wrote:
> 
> 
>     > From: scgmille@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
>     > There is simply no way to have genericly programmable
>     > collections without some generic dispatch mechanism.  Nearly all
>     > Scheme implementations currently have it.
> 
> So what if they do?  Are those mechanisms standardized in a SRFI?

They don't need to be, just as the mechanisms for implementing 
continuations or threads don't need to be standardized to support 
SRFI-18.  It would be nice if they were, but we can have a portable 
implementation without them.

	Scott

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