[racket-dev] exact nonnegative integers as sequences?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon Apr 18 11:18:33 EDT 2011

Two minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote:
> FWIW, it would make sense to me if TR's regexp-match function
> accepted only regexps in the first argument (ditto for Racket and
> then Scracket could take strings (which of course are hashes mapping
> integers to chars)).

I think that Sam's usual policy for that is to make things as close to
Racket as possible.  (And I think that it's a good policy in general.)

As for Scratchit (obviously the right spelling), it does sound like a
good idea, but the nice thing about the untyped -> TR route is that
you get to keep your code, whereas a Scratchit thing would be useless
if you can't use the libraries.

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