[racket] future

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon Aug 29 15:17:50 EDT 2011

About a minute ago, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> How about an `as-' prefix?
>   (as-thread ....)
>   (as-future ...)
>   (as-delay ...)
> [Yes, I think `future' and `thread' would work better as forms, but I'm
>  not sure we can switch at this point.]

[I'll avoid an opinion about the name, but one note is that `as-delay'
(or any of the others) is not only redundant, it seems like a bad idea
since having the convention will probably make people expect `delay'
to expect a thunk.]

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
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