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Re: Alternative formulations of keywords
On Apr 11, John Cowan wrote:
> Per Bothner scripsit:
> > As long as one can handle computed keywords using (apply ...) or
> > some similar higher-order function, then I really don't care about
> > computed keyword support in the "sugared syntax".
> I don't see the use case for computed keywords even in APPLY. I do
> see the use case for passing *arguments* designated by keywords
> using APPLY.
(I'll be using the syntax from our library, no time to read Marc's
(define (assoc x l #!key test)
... assoc using `test' to find an item ...)
;; searches for an x association in foo's table, same keywords as `assoc'
(define (search x foo . r)
(apply assoc x (foo-table foo) r))
((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x))) Eli Barzilay:
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