[racket-dev] syntax/syntax proposal

From: Asumu Takikawa (asumu at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Jun 15 18:10:20 EDT 2012

On 2012-06-15 15:09:15 -0600, Ryan Culpepper wrote:
> The 'stx-*' functions work on values that aren't syntax objects, so
> renaming them to 'syntax-*' would be misleading.

Is that really so misleading though? There is already precedent for
functions which take arguments not exactly matching their prefix.
`list-ref` works on non-`list?` things, for example.

Other examples include `syntax-local-module-exports`,
`syntax-local-module-required-identifiers`, and so on.

> 'syntax->list' already exists and means something different from
> 'stx->list'.

This could be `syntax-list->list` instead maybe.


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