[plt-scheme] r6rs timer

From: Jos Koot (jos.koot at telefonica.net)
Date: Fri Aug 29 16:29:43 EDT 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Dickey" <Ken.Dickey at whidbey.com>
To: "Jos Koot" <jos.koot at telefonica.net>
Cc: <plt-scheme at list.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2008 5:35 PM
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] r6rs timer

> On Friday 29 August 2008 00:08:01 Jos Koot wrote:
>> When I said R6RS conformant, I ment source code that runs on all R6RS
>> implementations, not restricted to PLT only.
>> The two R6RS documents do mention "time" in their indices, nor anything
>> alike.
>> Hence when using "time" in a performance test suit, I must include a 
>> dummy
>> time macro, which I replace by an import from scheme/base when running 
>> with
>> PLT.
> Right.  A time-compat.<implementation>.sls file supplies a time macro 
> which
> may be a "dummy", depending on <implementation>.  The R6RS test suite code
> which runs on all implementations includes "the" time-compat.sls library,
> uses the time macro, and its code does not change.
> I think we are "agreeing loudly" here using different words.  Right?
> -KenD 

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