[racket-dev] Fwd: [racket] Are There More String Functions?

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Apr 17 17:31:36 EDT 2012

I think `racket/string' should provide the useful string functions,
rather than refer users to srfis.  The only srfi/13 function I ever
use is `string-trim-both' -- any objection to adding that to

On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 5:29 PM, Matthias Felleisen
<matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> I saw no response to this question and no commit that includes the cross-link. Anything?
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Asumu Takikawa <asumu at ccs.neu.edu>
>> Subject: Re: [racket] Are There More String Functions?
>> Date: April 12, 2012 5:47:26 PM EDT
>> To: Cristian Esquivias <cristian.esquivias at gmail.com>
>> Cc: users at racket-lang.org
>> On 2012-04-12 10:43:15 -0700, Cristian Esquivias wrote:
>>> As a slight aside, is this module mentioned anywhere in the Racket
>>> Guide or Racket Reference? I tried to RTFM as much as possible but
>>> didn't see this module mentioned anywhere in the string pages. Should
>>> this module be mentioned for others like me?
>> I think that's an interesting point and has been brought up before on
>> this list: what's the official stance on SRFIs? On the documentation
>> page they are near the bottom in "Miscellaneous libraries".
>> If their use is encouraged, maybe doc pages should have a pointer in the
>> margin similar to how reference entries point to guide entries. For
>> example, the string section in the reference could point to SRFI-13.
>> Cheers,
>> Asumu
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