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Re: New draft (#3) of SRFI 172: Two Safer Subsets of R7RS Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (21 Oct 2019 17:24 UTC)
New draft (#3) of SRFI 172: Two Safer Subsets of R7RS Arthur A. Gleckler (21 Oct 2019 02:56 UTC)
Re: New draft (#3) of SRFI 172: Two Safer Subsets of R7RS Lassi Kortela (21 Oct 2019 08:18 UTC)
Re: New draft (#3) of SRFI 172: Two Safer Subsets of R7RS

Re: New draft (#3) of SRFI 172: Two Safer Subsets of R7RS Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen 21 Oct 2019 17:24 UTC

Am Mo., 21. Okt. 2019 um 19:19 Uhr schrieb John Cowan <xxxxxx@ccil.org>:
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> Symbols often consume permanent resources in the outer program, depending on implementation.  If Scheme had gensym, I'd allow it.

I would call it a bug if a Scheme implementation doesn't GC interned
symbols. Having said that, there are implementation that still have to
fix this bug. :)

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> On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 4:18 AM Lassi Kortela <xxxxxx@lassi.io> wrote:
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>> > I've just published draft #3 of SRFI 172.
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>> LGTM! The "alternative versions" provision sounds good.
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>> Is string->symbol gone on purpose? symbol->string is still there.