[plt-scheme] Modules/Libraries in MZScheme and R6RS

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon May 12 19:15:07 EDT 2008

At Mon, 12 May 2008 21:54:58 +0100, Filipe Cabecinhas wrote:
> Hi,
> On 12 May, 2008, at 13:04, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> >
> > I have no good answer so far. It works to write
> >
> >  (import (srfi \x31;))
> >
> > but that's crazy.
> >
> > See also SRFI 97 and the discussion of whether `(srfi 1)' should be
> > allowed.
> Weird... It works... But it's weird (I guess it's a workaround so it  
> doesn't parse as a number).
> Anyway, there's a bug in DrScheme's syntax highlighter that makes it  
> treat the ';' as the start of a comment

DrScheme's Scheme mode currently always parses like the default reader.
Generalizing DrScheme to adjust coloring based on a `#lang' or `#!'
line is planned, but after v4.0.

> Now I have another problem.
> If I have the following code:
> -----------------------
> #!r6rs
> (import (rnrs)
>          (rename (rnrs) [car first] [cdr rest]))
> -----------------------
> I expected to be able to use first and rest but they're not available  
> in the module body.

This is an import bug that's not isolated to R6RS support. When a
module exports an identifier at multiple phase levels (run time,
compile time, etc.), `rename-in' only renamed the identifier at one of
the phase levels. This bug now fixed in SVN.


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