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| X-Originating-IP: [18.104.22.168] | Old-Return-Path: <campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxx> | From: Taylor Campbell <campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxx> | Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2004 19:06:29 -0500 | Resent-From: srfi-47@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx | X-Mailing-List: <srfi-47@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> archive/latest/28 | X-Loop: srfi-47@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx | Resent-Sender: srfi-47-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx | | | 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 | > | | > | 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.