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Re: why generative?



On Thu, 2009-09-03 at 09:19 -1000, Shiro Kawai wrote:
> In most programming languages programmers do give unique names
> to the different record types with same field specs.  I assume
> we can ask that much of work to the programmer's side if she
> wishes to have distinct types.

In most programming languages programmers also give unique names to
different procedures.  Scheme is not like that, thank the stars.

You are assuming that the only value of records is to be like C structs.
Feh!

Thomas