[racket-dev] racket/stream

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Mar 17 15:42:40 EDT 2011

On Mar 17, 2011, at 3:38 PM, Matthew Flatt wrote:

> At Thu, 17 Mar 2011 15:34:17 -0400, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>> 1. I think we should stay away from 'stream' here. 
>> If Racket had grown out of the Unix tradition, I'd 
>> be fine with it. But we partially grew out the 
>> functional community, and they use 'stream' for 
>> a narrower concept. 
> Unless I'm confused, the proposal is to use "stream" in the
> functional-programming sense, not in the Unix sense.

Perhaps the misunderstanding is on my side but that's easy to resolve. 

What does 

  (stream-first (stream-cons 1 (infinite-loop)))


-- Matthias

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