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bug#11198: prefab structs in guile

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: bug#11198: prefab structs in guile
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2012 00:06:10 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1 (gnu/linux)

On Thu 05 Jul 2012 23:55, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Andy Wingo <address@hidden> skribis:
>>   Since the expression reader can generate prefab instances, they are
>>   useful when convenient serialization is more important than
>>   abstraction. Opaque and transparent structures also can be serialized,
>>   however, if they are defined with define-serializable-struct as
>>   described in Datatypes and Serialization.
> So I’d be in the ‘define-serializable-struct’ camp, so to speak.

To be clear: in Racket, serializable structs are not readable.  That's
the whole point of prefab structs: a struct that is readable.


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