[racket-dev] API naming conventions (Push #25466)

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Tue Oct 16 18:42:32 EDT 2012

On Oct 16, 2012, at 3:41 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> Just now, John Clements wrote:
>> If this were about changing the name of match-define to
>> define/match, I'd have no objection, but the problem is that we now
>> have two forms with names that are identical, modulo a stylistic
>> choice.
> It's not -- they have two different meanings.

Violent agreement; I'm saying that the *names* are the same (modulo a stylistic choice), not that the meanings are the same.


>> It's as though we had a let/values and a values-let; what kind of
>> difference in meaning would a user expect to see between these two?
> Exactly.  (I'll reply more to Matthias's question.)
> -- 
>          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
>                    http://barzilay.org/                   Maze is Life!

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