aghuloum at cs.indiana.edu
Mon Oct 2 05:38:11 EDT 2006
On Oct 2, 2006, at 4:27 AM, Anton van Straaten wrote:
> Trent Buck wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 01:41:50AM +0000, John Cowan wrote:
>>> Summary: Editors, "the unspecified value" won't fly. Pick something
>>> else and insist on it.
>>> I had proposed "the content-free value" earlier; I would also propose
>>> "the useless value".
>> Seriously, my personal preference is for `the meaningless value'.
> It was pointed out that such a value has meaning
Seriously though, why are we discussing an unspecified, content-free,
useless, and meaningless value, when we have the option of not having
a value at all to begin with? What's so wrong with having vector-set!
return no value?
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