[plt-scheme] reading a whole file

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Mon Nov 10 10:41:47 EST 2008

> 2- Although sloppiness can be useful, it is never be 're-useful'.
> 're-useful' programs should be given priority when deciding on
> the merits of a primitive.

You carefully ignored the part of my message where I pointed out that
a good built-in primitive would have made my code *more* robust, and
therefore *more* re-useful.

But my real response is:

Scheme did this for 30 years.  The lambda-value calculus is the
ultimate in re-utility.  And the scripting languages ate our lunch.


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