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bug#20645: sxml xpath exports "filter"

From: Thompson, David
Subject: bug#20645: sxml xpath exports "filter"
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:16:07 -0500

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 11:03 PM, Matt Wette <address@hidden> wrote:
> This is a very annoying "bug".  The (sxml xpath) “filter” procedure overrides 
> the builtin guile “filter”.
> I believe the fix can be implemented with the following changes to (sxml 
> xpath):
> 1) (define node-filter filter)
> 2) In the #:export list, replace “filter” with “node-filter”

Is this really a bug?  The module system allows names to have
different meanings without conflicting in a global namespace.  When
importing a module, you can choose which symbols to import, or prefix
all of the symbols with something.

- Dave

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