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Re: SRFI naming

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>>>>> "al" == Alchemy Petrofsky <alchemy@petrofsky.org> writes:

al> As Alex Shinn pointed out, the perl community has had success without
al> the subnumbers by simply giving out names on a first-come-first-serve
al> basis, with the editors occasionally rejecting requests for
al> overly-generic names.  That sounds workable to me, but my proposal is
al> a little easier for the editors.  Presumably, most SRFI authors will
al> choose a unique name on their own, but if two of them really want just
al> plain "foo", then they can both have it.

This effectively amounts to assigning a keyword to a SRFI document,
right?  That sounds pretty reasonable to me.  This might be made more
workable by assigning sets of keywords to a document that, in their
entirety, again uniquely identify a single SRFI.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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