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Re: pass at srfi-89 implementation

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: pass at srfi-89 implementation
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 11:04:48 +0200
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"Julian Graham" <address@hidden> writes:

> Well, there's a reference implementation of SRFI-89 that (I think)
> could just be dropped in and used, now that we have SRFI-88-style
> keywords.

It looks like the license terms would indeed allow us to do that.  I'm
not sure whether there's a precedent including non-LGPL SRFI code as is,

Besides, we'd have to check whether the reference implementation, which
targets Gambit's compiler, is suitable for Guile.


> I was just hoping that the existence of `(ice-9 optargs)'
> would make possible a more compact / potentially more efficient
> implementation.

Yes, it also stroke me as a worthy goal at first, but the differences
you listed led me to think we might be better off with a separate

Thanks, and sorry for the hassle!


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