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Re: Truth in advertising

Isn't this true, in principle, of all the SRFIs?


At Wed, 23 Jun 2004 19:05:25 -0500, Alan Watson wrote:
> Hi Felix, 
> I suggest adding a prominent warning to the SRFI-55 document saying:
>   This SRFI cannot be supported by all Schemes. Therefore, by using it
>   you are restricting the portability of your code.
> Users and implementors would then be able to form an opinion of SRFI-55
> without having to wade through the discussion archive. 
> You say you like the idea of "letting the market decide"; think of this
> as a "truth in advertising" clause that gives the market the information
> it needs to decide wisely.
> Regards,
> Alan
> -- 
> Dr Alan Watson
> Centro de Radioastronomía y Astrofísica UNAM