Re: Returning keys/values as sets/bags? John Cowan 08 Sep 2015 16:59 UTC

Taylan Ulrich Bayırlı/Kammer scripsit:

> It makes "logical" sense to return the keys and values from
> hash-table-keys and hash-table-values as sets and bags respectively,
> since they have no order.

It would be logical.  But, erm, the sample implementation of SRFI 113
presumes hash tables.  So ....

> Or maybe you don't want to intermingle your APIs *that* much (keep
> dependency limited to SRFI-114)

(grabs any excuse for cover) ... Sure.

John Cowan
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