[plt-scheme] What does the Scheme file extension ".ss" stand for?

From: Chongkai Zhu (czhu at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Feb 18 13:21:38 EST 2008

Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> I vote against renaming our files for such a reason. As much as I 
> respect the desire to eliminate the combination s-s from the language 
> -- or letting it stand as a negative forever -- I can't subscribe to 
> it. Yes, I hesitated at first too, being brought up with a deep 
> suspicion and dislike of everything with a Nazi connection. Having 
> said that, however, I believe that it is one thing to reserve respect 
> for significant and deep changes to our world and how it moves on 
> (respect for Israel and its death-and-life struggle from the day of 
> its birth is one example; respect for Holocaust victims is another) 
> and it is another thing to trip over stupid little things (ss, sa, etc).
> As someone else already said: let's re-conquer this part of the 
> language again.
> -- Matthias
+1. Whatever name you choice, some will dislike it and some will like it.


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