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Tom Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> writes: > The biggest issue in choosing between the two approaches, as far as I > know, is the question of efficiency. This is the part that gives me great pause. I am made uncomfortable by an FFI that determines, once for all, that a particular approach is more efficient. Even if certainly true for the computers and tools available now, experience is that such judgments change over time. I'm getting a little Scheme reflex in my brain here: "don't standardize until we *know* what the Right Thing is." Thomas