eq and hashing (was Re: [plt-scheme] How to make unit functors?)

From: plt scheme proxy for Felix (pltscheme at pnkfx.org)
Date: Thu May 29 13:48:48 EDT 2003

On Thursday, May 29, 2003, at 01:42 PM, plt scheme proxy for Felix 

> If I learned anything from reading Bjarne Stroustrup, its that you 
> should not make people pay a significant cost for a feature that they 
> are not (necessarily) using.  Making symbols (even just ones that have 
> been passed at some point to eq-hashcode) is an example of such a 
> feature, in my opinion.

I meant to say "Making symbols (even just ...) non-garbage-collected is 
an example of such a feature"

Sorry for any confusion caused by my typo.  Bad entrance for the 
lurker.  C:P


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