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Eli Barzilay scripsit: > (I'll be using the syntax from our library, no time to read Marc's > syntax, sorry.) > > (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)) Ah. But this does not require computed keywords as such; it simply requires that whatever keywords are mapped into is a proper Scheme object. Under my #1, the keywords become a list of values and #!missing's in a fixed order; under my #2, they become an a-list. In either case, your SEARCH works correctly. Computed keywords proper require a use case in which, given (define (foo x &key test) ...) the call (foo bar baz zam) works iff the value of baz is the symbol TEST. This might be a Good Thing, but I'd still like a use case. -- John Cowan email@example.com http://www.ccil.org/~cowan Thor Heyerdahl recounts his attempt to prove Rudyard Kipling's theory that the mongoose first came to India on a raft from Polynesia. --blurb for Rikki-Kon-Tiki-Tavi