[plt-scheme] Re: BUG: 206, modules and SRFI 1

From: Bradd W. Szonye (bradd+plt at szonye.com)
Date: Wed Feb 11 14:52:30 EST 2004

On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 08:40:57PM +0100, Michael Sperber wrote:
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> >>>>> "John" == John Kozak <jk at xylema.org> writes:
> >> It's not a bug, it's a feature! ;-)
> John> Smiley noted, but it still looks like a bug to me!  At the very least,
> John> there's a big problem somewhere if the SRFI people are writing cheques
> John> that the plt module system can't cash (cleanly).
> Arguably, it's a bug in SRFI 1 which specifies replacements (rather
> than additions) to R5RS.

It specifies extensions, which seems quite reasonable for a SRFI.

> The PLT module system gives you a chance to deal with it in an orderly
> manner, but you need to deal with it nevertheless.

It's messy, though. I've long wanted a cleaner/easier way to deal with
this, but I haven't had time to work out a good solution.
Bradd W. Szonye

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