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

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Tue May 3 18:11:19 EDT 2011

On May 3, 2011, at 2:55 PM, Matthew Flatt wrote:

> 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')?

Yes, that makes sense. 

In my experience, the only compelling reasons to use SRFI-19 are

-  date->string functions
-  string->date functions.  
- conversions to & from julian dates.

Any others come to mind?


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