[plt-scheme] Re: Naming style

From: Will Duquette (will at wjduquette.com)
Date: Sat Feb 14 18:59:27 EST 2009

On Feb 14, 3:31 pm, Eli Barzilay <e... at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Feb 14, Will Duquette wrote:
> > A follow-on question.  I gather Scheme has keyword arguments with the
> > syntax #:mykeyword.  In the example
> >    (append 'horizontal)
> > you use an ordinary quoted symbol instead of a keyword symbol, e.g.,
> I should have clarified what Robby wrote later -- that #1 is the
> historical reason -- so using keywords was not an easy option at the
> time.  So I wrote the above as an example of how it would look like
> without keyword arguments -- but the same notes apply to using them.

Aha!  Got it.  Thanks very much!

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