[racket-dev] `compatibility' (was: [plt] Push #25038: master branch updated)

From: Vincent St-Amour (stamourv at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 31 14:08:16 EDT 2012

At Tue, 31 Jul 2012 09:26:56 -0700,
Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 6:42 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> >
> > To start afresh, here are two suggestions, which are mutually
> > exclusive. The first is my preference:
> >
> >  1. Revert the addition of `compatibility/package' and
> >     `compatibility/mpair', including the documentation changes (but
> >     maybe add back some text to discourage misuse of these libraries).
> I definitely think we should keep `mpair` as a more-than-compatibility
> library.  It's useful in real data structures, and it's nice not to
> have to roll your own mutable linked list when it's the right choice.

Mutable pair functions are in `racket/base', I didn't touch these and am
not planning to. Mutable list functions, though, I moved. The name is


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