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Re: records as s-expressions

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: records as s-expressions
Date: 16 Oct 2003 22:09:34 +0100
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>>>>> "Thamer" == Thamer Al-Harbash <address@hidden> writes:

    Thamer> The simple solution is to store type information as a symbol so
    Thamer> this distinction can be made:

    Thamer> #<foobar foo: type-string: 1 bar: type-string: 2>

This won't work.  (Or, more precisely, to make it work would be
arbitrarily complex.)  Consider, for example, if the arg is a list of
<strings or integers>, or a list of lists of <strings or integers>,
and so on.  Type must be implicit in the printed form.


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