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Re: Fundamental design flaws

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scgmille@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> The problem here is that the generic inter-collection operators
> (add-all, etc) are too useful.

How are they more useful than just using lists as an intermediate form?
Define a translation to and from lists, and you can handle most of the
generic operations that SRFI-44 supports. Sure, the performance will
suck in some cases, but that's already true for SRFI-44 as specified.
Bradd W. Szonye