[racket] A question about code-style (and memory usage)

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 26 15:45:55 EDT 2011

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 2:35 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Robby Findler wrote at 07/26/2011 03:12 PM:
>> If we instead had (require racket/set/aliases), then I could use
>> non-ASCII stuff without the big footprint.
> Oh, I understand now.  Yes, "<module>/aliases" modules seem reasonable to
> me, if there is some good reason that the aliases can't just be defined in
> the respective "<module>".
> If do a "(require racket/set)", I really don't mind if the standard set
> symbols are also included as aliases in the module, so long as there are
> corresponding 7-bit ASCII names that I can use instead.  I'd think they'd
> take up relatively negligible resources, and they're not likely to collide
> with any other uses for the symbols.  In the rare situation they do collide,
> one can do a renaming import or selective import.

That sounds right to me too.


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