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provided for compatibility

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Regarding the "provided for compatibility" aliases...

    hash-table-ref     === hash-table-get
    hash-table-set!    === hash-table-put!
    hash-table-delete! === hash-table-remove!

I think aliases like this are more appropriate in a library than in a

Currently, the SRFI draft would require all complying Scheme
implementations to support multiple names for the same operation, which
seems a little odd ("call/cc" notwithstanding).

I'd lean towards having the SRFI specify only one name per operation,
and having the Scheme implementations and user code comply with that.