[plt-scheme] Papers on criticism of Scheme?

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Nov 3 07:17:12 EST 2008

On Nov 3, 2008, at 1:59 AM, Alex Shinn wrote:

> The most common match syntax in use is based on an old
> library by Andrew Wright.  There's a portable hygienic
> version with many extensions available at
>   http://synthcode.com/scheme/match.scm

This is even older than you can possibly imagine.
It's based on a library that Bruce maintained from 87 or so.
And that is based/inspired on a macro that I wrote in Oct 1984,
because I was switching from Prolog to Scheme, and back then,
I thought I couldn't live w/o pattern matching anymore.

-- Matthias

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