[racket] R7RS and Racket in the (far) future

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sun Feb 10 16:05:03 EST 2013

Is this intended to be sarcastic? Do you believe the creators of something
(that they give away even) are not free to plan for its future?


On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Norman Gray <norman at astro.gla.ac.uk> wrote:

> We hold these truths to be self-evident, that...
> On 2013 Feb 10, at 17:34, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> > We view Racket as a member of the Lisp family of languages that lives at
> the same level as Clojure, Common Lisp, Allegro Lisp and Franz Lisp as well
> as the Scheme branch of the family (with its dialects such as Chez, Larceny
> (Common and Otherwise), Scheme 48, Scheme 84, and 70 or so more). While
> Racket obviously inherits many traits from Scheme and while we are
> obviously grateful to the Scheme branch of the family for its inspiration,
> Racket is NOT Scheme and we will continue to develop the language as we see
> fit.
> Is there a two-colour picture of Che Matthias to blu-tac up on my wall?
> Norman
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