[racket-dev] `letrec' and continuations

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri May 20 11:59:48 EDT 2011

On May 20, 2011, at 11:55 AM, Robby Findler wrote:

> Would it make sense to have a new construct, say letrec-super-star,
> that did one of those things and then use that as the core form in
> Racket (that's also a big change, but probably smaller than changing
> letrec itself).

One day we should reduce the language not just add to it. 

A language is not only about the positive things you can say but also about the negative ones. 

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