[plt-scheme] define/public doesn't like my macro

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Jun 8 11:04:44 EDT 2006

On Jun 8, 2006, at 9:49 AM, Robby Findler wrote:

> On Jun 8, 2006, at 8:42 AM, Paulo J. Matos wrote:
>> On 08/06/06, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
>>> But I think it's important to distinguish methods from procedures.
>> But it doesn't seem consistent.
>> Since you can do (foo ...) but not (for-each foo ...) so one might say
>> procedures and methods are only half distinguished. I would prefer to
>> do an explicit call to the method and probably have for-each/method,
>> or map/method if I want to have higher order procedures over methods.
>> Probably overkill but it would be more consistent, imho.
> The second requires a closure allocation and the first doesn't.

Does it truly require an allocation? Isn't this a "global" (universal) 
function? (Perhaps you can assign to method names and in that sense it 
is a true closure needing allocation every time. But I could see making 
method names non-mutable i.e. they don't show up in set!). -- Matthias

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