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>>>>> "Olin" == Olin Shivers <shivers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: Olin> Fine. But simply by adding *a pair of parens* -- simple syntax, no extra Olin> semantics -- you make it possible for later record proposals to *extend* Olin> SRFI-9 in a fashion that allows SRFI-9-compliant code to run unaltered Olin> in the newer systems. I think Richard's syntax and your suggestion are trivially distinguishable by even SYNTAX-RULES, so I don't think Richard is keeping anyone from extending the thing later. -- Cheers =8-} Mike Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla