[r6rs-discuss] multiple values and mathematicians
owinebar at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 06:29:50 EST 2009
On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 12:03 PM, Bradley Lucier <lucier at math.purdue.edu>wrote:
> Something in Brian Harvey's comments about mathematicians and multiple
> values caught my eye. I'm not going to argue one way or the other about
> the benefits of values, but I thought I'd make some comments. And I'm
> not about to argue that, as a mathematician, I should get two votes in
> approving or disapproving any future proposed Scheme standard ;-).
I would think set! is a much more troubling feature than multiple values.
The problem with multiple values is that you need kluges like call-with
values and values to use the feature. Making those warts disappear would be
a useful improvement.
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