[plt-scheme] Does anyone use `set!' and `get!' patterns?

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Mar 7 06:46:41 EST 2008

I've never used them, and I use match a lot.  Death to the get! and
set! patterns, I say!


On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 11:33 PM, Sam TH <samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> Currently, "plt-match.ss" and scheme/match (in v4) provide `set!' and
>  `get!' patterns, which bind mutators and accessors for the matched
>  locations, respectively. While these look clever, they complicated the
>  implementation of match, and don't seem to be used.  In particular,
>  I've searched the entire collections hierarchy, and they don't seem to
>  be used at all.  Given this, I'd like to remove the implementations.
>  Does anyone else use them in their code, or have any reason that they
>  would want to?
>  Thanks,
>  --
>  sam th
>  samth at ccs.neu.edu

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