[racket-dev] exact nonnegative integers as sequences?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Apr 18 11:19:08 EDT 2011

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 10:18 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> 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.)

I know.

> 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.

Yes, that would be in the plan.

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