[r6rs-discuss] R5RS is not a baseline
cowan at ccil.org
Fri Feb 20 00:40:55 EST 2009
William D Clinger scripsit:
> > But I favor majority rule, not minority rule.
> The Mytilenians and Melians gained an interesting perspective on this.
Luckily, the Steering Committee doesn't command military force, nor is
it capable of starving out the recalcitrants. At present.
> > In the presence of supermajorities, that question is truly critical.
> > With majority votes, it doesn't matter that much.
> Then we'll get there faster if we start with Common Lisp, adding any
> new features desired by a majority.
For some values of "there", I suppose so.
John Cowan cowan at ccil.org http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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