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Re: constructor naming
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| From: Taylor Campbell <campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
| Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2004 19:06:29 -0500
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| On Jan 5, 2004, at 2:15 PM, Aubrey Jaffer wrote:
| > | From: Taylor Campbell <campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
| > | Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2003 17:07:43 -0500
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| > | Why was the constructor renamed to CREATE-ARRAY?
| > So that it won't conflict with SRFI-25.
| But ARRAY-SET! et alia conflict, too. The argument you give for
| that, 'just use type dispatch,' works for MAKE-ARRAY, too.
Excellent point! I will restore the make-array name and put this
paragraph in the Issues section:
The make-array arguments are different from the same-named procedure
in SRFI-25. Type dispatch on the first argument to make-array could
support both SRFIs simultaneously.