[racket-dev] Transparent Structures in XML Library

From: Doug Williams (m.douglas.williams at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Oct 3 19:47:58 EDT 2011

I guess I miss-spoke there - sorry. I don't have a particularly problem in
general with transparent structures.

On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 4:23 PM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 5:17 PM, Doug Williams
> <m.douglas.williams at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The main problem I see with transparent structures is that they are also
> > inherently mutable. Some of the operation provided may well make use of
> that
> > - for example removing whitespace. And, internally, it may be that the
> > structures are created and then filled - as opposed to building the
> > substructures and then creating the structure. I really haven't looked.
> Transparent structures are not automatically mutable, if I understand
> correctly.
> Robby
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