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Re: naming comments

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At Wed, 13 Jul 2005 12:29:36 +0900, Alex Shinn wrote:
> So it seems there's a slight existing majority in favor of #\del,
> but given the official name either that or #\delete would seem
> more appropriate.

Sounds right to me. I prefer #\delete, since that's the standard name,
but it's also the least-widely supported right now. I'll tentatively
make it #\delete and await further pressure from those who like #\del.

> Also, as to the terms
>   whitespace
>   lower-case
>   upper-case
> both proper English and Unicode terminology suggest these be
>   white-space
>   lowercase
>   uppercase

Granted, but I think the R5RS conventions take precedence in these