[racket-dev] [plt] Push #25038: master branch updated

From: Carl Eastlund (cce at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Jul 20 16:36:25 EDT 2012

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 4:33 PM, Vincent St-Amour <stamourv at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> At Fri, 20 Jul 2012 16:17:22 -0400,
> asumu at racket-lang.org wrote:
>> 3582b57 Asumu Takikawa <asumu at racket-lang.org> 2012-07-20 15:10
>> :
>> | Move mzlib/defmacro => racket/defmacro
> I'm not sure this belongs in `racket'. This is not a Racket feature.
> It's closer to a CL compatibility library.
> How about having a `compatibility' collect, which would include this and
> things like `racket/package' (compatibility with Chez) and `racket/mpair'
> (compatibility with Scheme)? It would be harder to confuse these things
> with blessed Racket features.
> Vincent


For backwards (ahem) compatibility, we would have to maintain the
racket/package and racket/mpair names as aliases, but changing
existing uses of them to the new name and making the racket/
documentation point to compatibility/ would help make the point.


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