[r6rs-discuss] On naming the next scheme(s) [was scheme-reports.org]
cowan at ccil.org
Mon Aug 24 02:58:13 EDT 2009
Adrien "Pied" Piérard scripsit:
> 2009/8/24 John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org>:
> > I was thinking about "Diamond" myself.
> "Yet an other gem"?
> Ruby and Perl are somehow aesthetically related, but Ruby and Scheme
> or Perl and Scheme are not.
Didn't have them in mind, though of course diamonds are the most precious
of stones (though emeralds cost the most at present, IIRC).
Arthur Gleckler called pre-R6RS scheme a "diamond-like jewel".
> (I also wonder if now is already the right time to spend time on such
> a futile issue)
Sure, but it's our time to waste.
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