[plt-scheme] srfi-0 cond-expand

From: David Rush (kumo at bellsouth.net)
Date: Tue Oct 8 18:02:08 EDT 2002

sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de (Michael Sperber [Mr.  Preprocessor]) writes:
> >>>>> "David" == David Rush <kumo at bellsouth.net> writes:
> David> OTOH, encouraging monolithic support of SRFIs is not necessarily A Bad
> David> Thing (TM). As we had the discussion a few months ago - SRFIs are
> David> *not* libraries - they are meant to be features of implementations.
> That's not what they are either.  They're documents.  Some of them
> specify libraries.

That is indeed strictly more accurate. Each document does, however
specify some functionality which has been requested by the Scheme
community to be implemented. Said functionality could be construed by
the terminologically sloppy (such as myself much of the time) as
a "feature".

Which is of course, completely disjoint from the notion of a
feature-identifier ;)

david rush
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