[plt-scheme] Some questions about shared, match and types

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Mon May 31 03:17:27 EDT 2010

On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 1:03 PM, Groshev Dmitry <a2alt at yandex.ru> wrote:
> Hello. Some newbie questions:
> -what is the common usage of "shared"?

In all my years using PLT Scheme I have never used shared. Thus I
conclude there are no common usages.

> -what is the best practices to use "match"?

Match makes code more readable so use it. That's all I can think of.

> -typed scheme - is it just a toy/proof of concept or it will evolve and grow? does scheme classes usable as types?

I believe at least one new PhD student is working on it so it should
be developed for the next 5 years at least. It is very usable at the
moment, though the object system is not currently supported.


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