|Subject:||Re: [PATCH] Colorized REPL|
|Date:||Sat, 12 Jan 2013 10:35:53 -0500|
Hello,I agree in general, yes. But when the run-time footprint can be reduced
> I know that supporting other peoples' r6rs programs is also a reason, but I
> think that Guile should be able to use the libraries it itself
at little cost, it seems nice to do it.
Exactly: the problem I have with R6RS is that it basically re-implements
> And in theory, using RnRS libraries is nice because it promotes
> portable Scheme code. (I do agree that R6RS is a sort of weird case,
> because a lot of it is different names for features that Guile already
> has in another form. I'm not sure if that changes this or not.)
several SRFIs or APIs otherwise available in Guile, sometimes just for
dubious aesthetic reasons–e.g., SRFI-1, SRFI-9, SRFI-3.
Traditionally ice-9 modules have not used them.
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