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Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Remove ##sys# prefix from lambda-info name

From: Evan Hanson
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Remove ##sys# prefix from lambda-info names of library procedures
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:20:16 -0700
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On 2014-07-23 10:06, Peter Bex wrote:
> This change doesn't make much sense to me unless we also deprecate
> the ##sys#-prefixed versions.  ##sys#error sounds more "internal" or
> "primitive" than "error", so (to me) it makes more sense to have
> error be an alias of ##sys#error, instead of the other way around.

I don't think we should deprecate the prefixed versions -- this is just
intended to make e.g. REPL results print more cleanly, and to make e.g.
introspection slightly nicer when querying `procedure-information`. The
result is the same from core's point of view, but the user gets a
cleaner experience.


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