[racket-dev] `letrec' and continuations

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Fri May 20 12:09:17 EDT 2011

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Matthias Felleisen
<matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> 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.

Sorry-- I meant removing/changing the current letrec in the fully
expanded language.


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