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Re: Comments on SRFI 69
On 8/12/05, David Van Horn <dvanhorn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> felix winkelmann wrote:
> > As Shiro's
> > cross-reference shows, there is a common naming pattern, and Panu has
> > (AFAICT) tried to follow that pattern.
> I don't know what you're referring to here. Are you referring to something
> within the document? Or something within the discussion archive?
I'm referring to the naming conventions of the hash-table operators
described in the document, of course.
> > BTW, I don't think it makes sense to drag SRFI-44 into this discussion. Since no
> > Scheme system supports it (to my knowledge), it's importance can currently
> > be neglected.
> This is irrelevant. SRFI 44 outlines a consistent naming scheme and set of
> operators and semantics that future data structure specifications may follow.
The emphasis should be on "may".
> The SRFI states only that it does not follow these conventions. My question
> is *why*? What improvement is made by not following these conventions?
What improvements are made by following them? Just because they are consistent?