[plt-scheme] R6RS libraries

From: Paulo J. Matos (pocmatos at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Aug 1 11:26:21 EDT 2006

On 01/08/06, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> At Tue, 1 Aug 2006 13:54:11 +0100, "Paulo J. Matos" wrote:
> > As far as I understand R6RS reports from the commitee, 'libraries'
> > will be the standard 'PLT modules'.
> `library' will be the standard R5RS form,

you mean R6RS here, right?

> but we'll keep using `module'
> for PLT Scheme code.

Why is that?
Note I don't know SRFI-83 very well but are there any advantages of
module over libraries? If yes, why didn't the committee adopt the PLT
module system? Any ideas?

> > Moreover, in order to start scratching R6RS compliant programs, when
> > will PLT be accepting libraries (SRFI-83 afaik)?
> There is a SRFI-83 implementation in SVN (the "r6rs" collection), but
> the R6RS `library' form has not yet been finalized.

OK, thanks.

> Matthew

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