[r6rs-discuss] [Formal] (r6rs base) must also export _ and ... at
aghuloum at cs.indiana.edu
Wed Jan 24 02:19:52 EST 2007
On Jan 22, 2007, at 12:33 PM, AndrevanTonder wrote:
> This message is a formal comment which was submitted to formal-
> comment at r6rs.org, following the requirements described at: http://
> Name : Andre van Tonder
> Email : andre at het.brown.edu
> Type : defect
> Priority : minor
> Component : Libraries
> Version : 5.92
> Pages : 25
> Dependencies: None
> It is stated on p.25 that (r6rs base) exports syntax-rules and
> identifier-syntax at level 1. This is insufficient for writing
> most useful macros unless the identifiers ... and _ are also
> exported for level 1.
1. Why would this be necessary?
2. To export ... and _, what should they be bound to?
3. And would every keyword used throughout the report (=>, else, the
plethora of keywords that the records facility uses, etc.), and all
keywords used by user's macros (procedural or not) have to be defined
and exported as well?
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