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Re: Core Guile bindings

From: Thompson, David
Subject: Re: Core Guile bindings
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:21:19 -0400

On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 2:18 PM, Panicz Maciej Godek
<address@hidden> wrote:
> I've noticed that Guile core contains some bindings that shouldn't
> necessarily be globally available. In particular, it provides a set of
> socket-related functions with very general names, such as "select" or
> "bind", that some programmers may want to use for their own purposes.
> It is obvious that those functions should not be a part of the core, and
> should be moved to some separate module, and so I wanted to ask whether
> there are any plans for doing so?

My understanding is that these symbols have been part of the default
environment for so long that a lot of code would break if they were
removed, so they will be staying for the foreseeable future.

- Dave

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