[r6rs-discuss] JAR statement
asandroq at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 13:59:24 EST 2009
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Chongkai Zhu <czhu at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
>> +1 on that. Scheme for me is one of the few languages that concentrates on
>> the mathematical side and hide the hardware side as much as possible.
> That is part of the two worlds of Scheme.
> There are the experts and there are the users. All experts are users;
> some users are experts.
I believe this is an artificial and inaccurate distinction. The
Chicken implementer, Felix, was one of the most vocal R6RS enemies, he
is a pragmatic guy and not the of researcher stereotype. On the other
hand, some very expert and capable researchers were pushing for R6RS
as it was.
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