[racket-dev] added function to srfi-19....

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Tue May 3 17:55:21 EDT 2011

I think it's a bad idea to extend the SRFI modules with new functions.

Would it make sense to move functionality from SRFI-19 into
`racket/date' and then add the new functions there (and maybe change
the SRFI-19 implementation to re-export part of `racket/date')?

At Tue, 3 May 2011 14:48:42 -0700, John Clements wrote:
> It was driving me crazy that srfi-19 had no way to convert seconds to times, 
> especially given the fact that it appears that the internal representation used 
> by srfi 19's time-utc was the result of (current-seconds).... so I added 
> seconds->time-utc and time-utc->seconds, along with test cases.
> Unfortunately, I have no obvious way of documenting them. Let me know if 
> there's a way I should be documenting this, or if it's a bad idea to extend the 
> interface like this.
> John Clements

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