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Re: doco srfi-13 string-replace

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: doco srfi-13 string-replace
Date: 03 Jun 2003 15:01:49 +0200
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Martin Grabmueller <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 05:58:39PM +0200, Marius Vollmer wrote:
> > Martin Grabmueller <address@hidden> writes:
> > 
> > > It would be best to adjust the code to match the final SRFI, instead
> > > of introducing extensions.
> > 
> > Hmm, how long has our code being out there already?  When it has been
> > shipped with Guile 1.6, we need to be very conservative about changing
> > things that are not outright bugs.
> Well, you can call non-accordance to a standard a bug.

But an extension does not necessarily violate the standard.  All code
written against the standard will work, in this case.

> But maybe you're right and we should just document the extension
> (which does not seem useful to me, by the way).  Guile 1.6.3 has the
> extension, at least.

Yes, it's not a very important extension but we have it and removing
it should not be done light-hearted.

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