Re: progress on SRFI 122 John Cowan 26 Sep 2015 23:42 UTC

Arthur A. Gleckler scripsit:

> Since the discussion has gone on for a while now, I would recommend not
> expanding this one, but instead concentrating on getting the existing APIs
> just right.  I would recommend putting new operations in a separate SRFI.

+1.  If the foundation is sound, libraries on top of this SRFI will
be straightforward.  That's why I've pointed to Julia and NumPy, written
explicitly for scientific programming of all sorts: if we share their
foundations, we can readily create Schemish versions of their APIs.

> It's up to you, of course.


John Cowan
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