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Re: API conflicts



On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 08:03:05PM -1000, Shiro Kawai wrote:
> Oops, one fix.
> 
> From: Shiro Kawai <shiro@xxxxxxxx>
> Subject: API conflicts (Was: Re: Reasons for withdrawal)
> 
> >      list= in this srfi takes two lists.  list= in srfi-1 takes
> >      arbitrary number of lists.
> 
> The signature under "Scheme collections" suggested this, but
> the description under "Collections" certainly permits arbitrary
> number of collections.
> But srfi-1's list= clearly specifies the order of argument
> passed to elt=, while srfi-44 doesn't, so two function may
> behave differently in some cases.
> 
> Besides the above signature mismatch, I find other typos and errors
> in other signatures.   I attach a patch of what I noticed so far.

Thanks very much for that patch.  You also mentioned changing alist to 
alist-dict to resolve the majority of serious naming conflicts.  I like 
that idea.  Does anyone object?

	Scott

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