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Re: Bug in and-map and or-map? What am I doing wrong?

From: Dirk Herrmann
Subject: Re: Bug in and-map and or-map? What am I doing wrong?
Date: Sat, 12 May 2001 09:42:29 +0200 (MEST)

On Fri, 11 May 2001, Keith Wright wrote:

> > From: Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden>
> > 
> > This might, by the way, be a sensible way to deal with these things:  In
> > addition to the RnRS style functions, there are additinal ones with a '*',
> > using the meaning of the '*' in regexps to indicate repetition from zero
> > up to an infinite number of times: =*?, eq*?, eqv*? ...
> R5RS already _requires_ = to take two or more arguments.  So =*?
> is redundant (and ugly and hard to type).

Ooops.  :-)

And, from a different mail from Keith:
> I would leave it alone.  Guile has never been afraid to
> extend R5RS.  It has gone too far in worse ways than this.

I disagree.  IMO, we should have a way to provide strict RnRS behaviour.  
It's easy to also provide the alternative and extended definitions in a
separate module.  We could argue, however, which of the definitions should
be guile's default.

Best regards,
Dirk Herrmann

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