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bug#21698: accessing multiple flagged values with (ice-9 getopt-long)

From: Matt Wette
Subject: bug#21698: accessing multiple flagged values with (ice-9 getopt-long)
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:12:06 -0700

> On Jun 24, 2016, at 8:30 AM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> Andy Wingo <address@hidden> skribis:
>> Thanks for the patch.  My instinct however is to point you towards
>> SRFI-37, which in addition to supporting multiple argument values can
>> also be used to fold over the precise argument order.  I just don't know
>> that we should be expanding (ice-9 getopt-long); it has its use case and
>> if your needs go beyond it, then probably your needs go way beyond it.
>>  https://www.gnu.org/software/guile/manual/html_node/SRFI_002d37.html
>> Ludovic, second opinions?
> Seconded.  I think we should probably “freeze” (ice-9 getopt-long) and
> recommend SRFI-37.

Agree.  Could you at the least add a reference to SRFI-37 in the section on 
(ice-9 getopt-long), in case you don’t go further — e.g., replace it?


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