[r6rs-discuss] [Fwd: Re: R5RS is not a baseline]
cowan at ccil.org
Thu Feb 19 19:47:03 EST 2009
Ray Dillinger scripsit:
> There's a compelling case for a scheme-oid lisp with a
> "strings as immutable values" interpretation where
> characters are just strings that happen to be short.
> It would be cleaner semantics than R6, but such
> a large semantic change and breaks so much existing
> code that I can't imagine that it's likely to be a
> reasonable direction to go.
Also +1, alas.
I'd like to see a lot more immutability in Scheme. You can readily
construct mutability from immutability with a box, but not vice versa.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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