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Re: Withdrawal near
Just a wish...
I am increasingly terrified by the complexity
of the proposals that are
meant to fuel the progress of Scheme
as a language, i.e. R6RS.
Please reduce things to the essence
before you decide to extend
the Scheme language itself.
In the case of SRFI 76 this means the
following. You write:
> The explicit-naming syntactic layer
cannot be implemented using syntax-rules alone.
Clearly, this is even more true for
the implicit-naming syntax.
Are the features worth it? Are there
alternatives that would be able to most
of it with plain hygienic macros? Would
that be much of a sacrifice?
(As you might know, I sometimes teach
students "If your extension cannot be
done with procedures and hygienic macros,
it might not be worth doing at all.")