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SRFI-1 round 2 discussion Olin Shivers (17 Feb 1999 21:13 UTC)
Re: SRFI-1 round 2 discussion Doug Currie (17 Feb 1999 22:07 UTC)
SRFI-1 round 2 discussion John Stone (18 Feb 1999 19:41 UTC)
Argument order of = equivalence predicates Olin Shivers (18 Feb 1999 20:02 UTC)
Re: Argument order of = equivalence predicates Donovan Kolbly (18 Feb 1999 22:29 UTC)
Re: SRFI-1 round 2 discussion Lars Thomas Hansen (04 Mar 1999 22:19 UTC)

Re: Argument order of = equivalence predicates Donovan Kolbly 18 Feb 1999 22:29 UTC

On Thu, 18 Feb 1999, Olin Shivers wrote:

> [...] As I spell out in careful
> detail in the topic's new text, you can *usefully* (not even pathologicaly)
> use a function like <. So I should call it a "comparison" function. How's
> that?

> But I'm tempted to leave the parameter named "=" since it's short & convenient.
> "CMP" or "COMPARE" seems more awkward.

I think Dylan uses "test", which is short and fairly explicit.  Of course,
for them its a keyword.

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