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Andre van Tonder <andre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: > * This does not seem compelling, since I have to wrap the constructor anyway > in many quite elementary cases due to the limitations on custom field > initialization: But you and I are currently having a discussion meant to fix this, no? >>From document: > ============== > "... this creates the need for an extra procedure name which is not part of > the record type's definition. This means that extensions which deal with the > record type's definition (such extensions to support keyword arguments, etc.) > don't have access to the record type's actual constructor." > > * This does not seem correct. As a counterexample, SRFI-57 is exactly > such an extension of SRFI-9. It hides the underlying SRFI-9 > constructor as follows (schematically): [...] I don't understand how your response fits the document. You talk about hiding identifiers, the rationale in the draft is about something else. -- Cheers =8-} Mike Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla