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On Mon, 3 Jan 2005, Taylor Campbell wrote: >I'd like to point out here that bear left out a lot of the content of >my previous message. Y'know what? They didn't take my initial advice either. You don't see me demanding that the argument continue. I don't think there's going to be any possible response short of agreeing with you that you will feel is fair and just and "acknowledges your points". I'm not going to agree with you, so there's no point continuing. I wanted an extremely terse syntax using the square brackets. It turned out that nobody else wanted it, based on aesthetic objections. You wanted an extremely verbose syntax using srfi-10. It turned out that nobody else wanted it, based on aesthetic objections. Several people have contributed here, and the process revealed that the common-lispish array syntax currently in the srfi has the most widespread support on aesthetic grounds. Okay with me, I guess; these guys know what they're doing and they've heard both of us. I'm tired of arguing, I can live with the result of the consensus process, and I'm ready to let it drop. Bear