[r6rs-discuss] [Formal] Record layers are not orthogonal.
David Van Horn
dvanhorn at cs.brandeis.edu
Tue Nov 14 16:55:12 EST 2006
John Cowan wrote:
> William D Clinger scripsit:
>> Although simplification of the syntactic layers is
>> one solution to this problem, I would suggest a more
>> radical solution: omit both syntactic layers from the
>> R6RS. Both could be described by a SRFI and provided
>> by portable reference implementations that build on
>> the procedural layer.
> I believe that would be over the top. Simple cases of
> records should be standardized to make them easier to read:
> one should only have to learn one package, not several.
But what is the difference between learning about one package that is
specified as a SRFI and one specified as part of R6RS?
More information about the r6rs-discuss