[plt-scheme] Re: Is R6RS useless for PLT?

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Wed Nov 19 15:33:11 EST 2008

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 11:54 PM, Tom Gordon
<thomas.gordon at fokus.fraunhofer.de> wrote:
> Anything which discourages people from making the effort to port libraries
> to R6RS, or write new libraries in R6RS, serves to undermine R6RS.

By that rationale the PLT group also discourages the use of the HtDP
languages, and Typed Scheme for example! :)

> Presumably what needs to happen for R6RS to succeed is for one or more R6RS
> implementations to become competive with PLT and begin to attract users away
> from PLT, on their own merits.

Please elaborate.

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