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Re: Fundamental design flaws

On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 01:35:07PM -0800, Bradd W. Szonye wrote:
> No, it's a flaw in the design. You distinguish lists from alists
> according to content. You'll have isomorphism problems whenever the
> content of a list happens to match the structure of an alist. The only
> way to avoid that is to eliminate support for primitive alists -- which
> means eliminating support for one of the most common Scheme collections.

No we don't.  Taylor can attest to that.  That was a bug in the 
implementation at the time, it wasn't a problem previous to that 
version, and isn't a problem now.


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