[plt-scheme] Re: Odd SRFI-19 problem on OS X

From: David J. Neu (djneu at att.net)
Date: Mon Jul 25 11:39:16 EDT 2005


Thanks for working on this!

I'd like to put in a vote for implementing ~Z, symbol time zone, for
use in date->string and string->date.

I have an alist that codes a mapping between the ~z (time zone in
RFC-822 style) and ~Z.  If it would let me know.

Thanks again,

On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 10:57:26AM -0400, David Van Horn wrote:
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> Noel Welsh wrote:
> >SRFI 19 has bugs.  Many of them.  Possibly more than the
> >average back garden.  
> This is true.  In fact I would place no faith in the reference 
> implementation of that SRFI, which is essentially what is included with PLT.
> >I understand David van Horn is working on eradicating them.
> > Let us hope he is fast and thorough.
> I hope to have a new implementation ready in the next couple of weeks, but 
> some things such as date->string are already complete.  Should I send 
> patches for the parts I've fixed in the meantime?
> David

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