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Re: strings draft (premature, need first class type definition support first?)

unfortunately likely true (although still wish it weren't).

> From: Tom Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
>> This I suspect is possibly really what folks should be spending their time
>> to refine, because if scheme more natively supported the ability to define
>> new first-class data types/sub-types, and correspondingly extend it's core
>> procedures to be aware of them; numerous new facilitates and features could
>> be experimented with and refined, without having to require a language
>> revision or new implementation to enable it.
> I think you are on the scent of a red herring.