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Re: Textal interface to Guile

From: Chris Cramer
Subject: Re: Textal interface to Guile
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 03:15:42 -0500
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On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 05:27:21PM +0200, Dirk Herrmann wrote:
> So, what should we do?  Is there anybody who does prefer SCM_EOL over
> SCM_EMPTY_LIST for other reasons than backwards compatibility?  Should we
> rename it?  If yes, when should SCM_EOL (after a phase of deprecation) be
> removed (1.8.0, 2.0.0, 42.0.0)?

I prefer SCM_EOL -- it's shorter, and it's always been an intuitive name
to me. I tend not to think in terms of the phrase "empty list" in either
C or Scheme. I mean, even in Scheme you use null?, not empty-list?.

C. Ray C. aka Christopher Cramer

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