[r6rs-discuss] JAR statement
asandroq at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 14:13:09 EST 2009
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 4:07 PM, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Alex Queiroz <asandroq at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
>>> 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.
> Why do you believe that?
> I have never implemented Scheme or design a PL. I am not an expert.
> Someday I will be an expert user; but it would take a lot more to be a
> expert when it comes to "big issues" that the committee will face.
I intended to say that the idea "Users pushed for R6RS because
they are pragmatic and want to build things, researchers and
implementers hated it because they just want to publish papers and
think about PLs" is inaccurate.
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