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Re: no constants please

    > From: Richard Kelsey <kelsey@xxxxxxx>

    >    Look, the problem here is easy:

    >    1) Your SRFI demonstrably loses on certain kinds of implementations;
    >    2) There is a minor change which will make it not lose.

    >    Why on earth not prefer number (2)????

    > Clue me in.  What is the minor change?  A lot of different
    > suggestions have been made.

I thought it was two suggestions: JNI/minor-style calling conventions
and Pika-style.  And I thought that there was a rough concensus, so to
speak, that JNI/minor-style weren't the right thing for the FFI and
that the only remaining issue blocking consensus on Pika style is
aesthetics of syntax.