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soo <tilde@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes: Dear all, > The current uploaded draft is old one. SRFI-54 at srfi.schemers.org is now up to date. Sorry about the delay. I uploaded the one in your preface, except for this note: > A Note: > I am on neither "format strings are wrong" side nor "format strings are right" > side, and indeed have no knowledge to infer it. I am only a Scheme consumer. > I've used FORMAT because of its functions such as left and right padding of > numbers or strings and expressing the precision of number. As I thought the > function of the current SRFI's FORMAT was a little insufficient (such as right > padding), and the `former' side had not provided a real thing for Scheme > users, I submitted this proposal. > While defining the new procedure (FMT), I felt that the problem was handling > its optional arguments, and REST-VALUES (a prodecure in SRFI-51 that I had > submitted) was insufficient and inappropriate. So I appended the third mode > of operation to the function of REST-VALUES, and submitted the revised SRFI-51 > to SRFI editors. If the revised SRFI-51 is finalized, I'll substitute > REST-VALUES for OPT-VALUES which is a temporary and accessory procedure for > handling rest list (optional arguments). Best regards, --Francisco