[r6rs-discuss] Case sensitivity
Guillermo J. Rozas
gjr6765 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 14:35:05 EST 2009
[Note: I've abstained from the r6 process because I no longer
consider myself actively working on
scheme. I have even abstained from voting either on r6 or the
steering committee going forward.
I care about what happens, but as someone no longer actively working
on it either as an implementor
or a regular user, my stake is smaller, and I defer to those with
I find it really funny that people seriously suggest that we make the
with Azeri or Turkish when all the identifiers are in English, and
the language is read/written top-to-bottom
Unicode may have been the justification that people have used for
inflicting case-sensitivity on
But the real reason is that some people have C/Java 'envy' and have
always had case sensitive
implementations, and have been trying to foist this on the rest for
ages (ever since R2RS).
Sorry to be so sarcastic, but I couldn't help myself here.
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