[plt-scheme] Requiring SRFIs

From: Chongkai Zhu (czhu at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 1 15:17:31 EDT 2008

According to the implementation, srfi/48 provides s:format but not format.

Given that we can import modules with names that shadows the lang we are 
using (in a module), is it time to remove all the s: prefix for srfis?


Henk Boom wrote:
> Something I did not expect:
> Welcome to MzScheme v4.0.1 [3m], Copyright (c) 2004-2008 PLT Scheme Inc.
>> (require srfi/48)
>> (format "~h")
> format: expects argument of type <pattern-string (tag ~h not
> allowed)>; given "~h"
>  === context ===
> /home/henk/local/src/mz-4.0.1/collects/scheme/private/misc.ss:68:7
> It looks like I'm not getting the new definition of format. Prefixing
> the import solves the problem, but I'm not sure why it is behaving as
> above. I would have expected it to either throw an error or shadow the
> old definition with the new.
>     Henk
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