[r6rs-discuss] Schemer for thing one
Mario Domenech Goulart
mario.goulart at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 13:36:11 EST 2009
On Sat, 26 Sep 2009 22:32:33 +0200 Antonio Vieiro <antonio.vieiro at gmail.com> wrote:
> John Cowan escribió:
>> Antonio Vieiro scripsit:
>>> The fact is that I don't like "Thing One", or "Small Scheme".
>> "Thing One" and "Thing Two" are deliberate jokes; see
>> "small Scheme" and "large Scheme" are descriptions rather than names,
>> hence "small" and "large" are not capitalized.
>>> "small" is a bad adjective. It seems to me it's equivalent to
>>> "poor" or "limited", and I hope this is not the case.
>> The difficulty, indeed, is to find names which are not implicitly
>> derogatory of the other variety. "Complete" would suggest that small
>> Scheme was incomplete, "compact" that large Scheme was bloated. Each name
>> should celebrate the variety it is attached to.
> Yes, of course. I know it's difficult. I'm just trying to incite debate.
> Suggested pairs could be, for instance:
> - Scheme and Scheme Reloaded (optionally Scheme Revolutions, aka Schemer)
> - Scheme Standard Edition and Scheme Enterprise Edition.
> - Scheme Embedded Edition and Scheme Standard Edition.
> - Schemenstein and his bride.
> - Scheme Embedded Profile and Scheme Enterprise Profile.
> - Scheme Academic and Scheme Professional.
> - Scheme and Scheme Professional Edition.
> - R7RS Scheme and SR7R Scheme (SR7R to be defined)
> Any others, anyone?
Maybe KISS (Keep It Simple, Schemer) for Thing-1 and
SCHEMER (Scheme Considered Harmful: Entropy Multiplies Entropy,
Recursively) for Thing-2.
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