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On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 04:22:02PM +0200, Sven.Hartrumpf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > > ht->vector and vector->ht are > > IMNSHO totally useless and will not be added unless somebody > > provides a convincing argument for them. > No arguments, but maybe we can allow a little more flexibility > (in the list world) by adding an optional argument 'acons' to > hash-table->alist. I think these are too marginal needs to support directly. When there is need for converting between different alist types, a simple map will do. If we take the path of generality, why not support plists too, so that we need to parameterise with "function for getting/making next cell". I don't think this kind of generality will pay off. I'd rather define these routines to account for the most common situation(s) and be done with it. Panu -- personal contact: atehwa@xxxxxx, +35841 5323835, +3589 85619369 work contact: pkalliok@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, +35850 3678003 kotisivu (henkkoht): http://www.iki.fi/atehwa/ homepage (technical): http://sange.fi/~atehwa/