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Re: Core Guile bindings

From: Thompson, David
Subject: Re: Core Guile bindings
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:20:30 -0400

On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 3:18 PM, Panicz Maciej Godek
<address@hidden> wrote:
> 2016-10-12 20:21 GMT+02:00 Thompson, David <address@hidden>:
>> 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.
> On the other hand, the fix would usually be trivial (just one use-modules
> clause), and besides I don't think that Guile has ever had a tradition of
> worrying too much about backwards compatibility.

The Guile maintainers care very much about backwards compatibility,
from what I've seen over the last few years.

- Dave

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