On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 07:50:21AM -0800, Bradd W. Szonye wrote: > > Bradd W. Szonye wrote: > >> This makes me wonder: If you can't specify the hooking-up code in the > >> SRFI, then how are implementors supposed to do any better? Either it > >> can be done, or it can't. If it can't be done, well, that's another > >> major issue. > > scgmille@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > > The issue isn't whether its possible to connect a collection to some > > dispatch system, but whether its possible to define an interface as a > > frontend to any dispatch system. Its the latter that may not be > > possible. > > This is why experimentation and implementation experience are useful. It > lets you know whether an abstract design is really workable, or if it's > just another unimplementable abstract design. This is why I didn't rule out the idea of a generic interface to collection extension. It just doesn't belong in this SRFI.
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