[plt-scheme] Re: Scheme workshop survey

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Fri Oct 17 15:07:23 EDT 2008

Dear Marc,

I am deeply disappointed to find out that the survey's designer does
not know Scheme.  Apparently

  (car '((a b c) x y z))

does NOT evaluate to

  '(a b c)

(It apparently also doesn't evaluate to

(cons 'a (cons 'b (cons 'c empty)))

or to various other expressions that use call/cc, but I can excuse
those.  The first error is unacceptable.)


On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 1:04 PM, Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> The Scheme workshop has been held every year since 2000
> (http://www.schemeworkshop.org/).  It is one of the main venues where the
> Scheme community can come together to discuss the Scheme programming
> language.  Traditionally the workshop is co-located with the ICFP conference
> (the only exception is in 2003 when it was held in Boston).
> The Scheme workshop steering committee
> (http://www.schemeworkshop.org/sc.html) which oversees the organization of
> the workshop is searching for ways to increase the level of participation
> from the Scheme community.  For this reason we are conducting a survey to
> determine at what location and time the next workshop should be held.  One
> important issue is whether we should continue co-location with the ICFP
> conference.
> Please take a few minutes of your time to complete the online survey at the
> following URL (before the deadline of midnight friday October 31):
>   http://dynamo.iro.umontreal.ca/sw/survey
> Your feedback is very much appreciated!
> Marc Feeley
> for the Scheme workshop steering committee
> P.S. My apologies if you get this message multiple times.

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