Re: New draft (#3) of SRFI 172: Two Safer Subsets of R7RS Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (21 Oct 2019 17:24 UTC)
Re: New draft (#3) of SRFI 172: Two Safer Subsets of R7RS Marc Nieper-WiÃkirchen 21 Oct 2019 17:24 UTC
Am Mo., 21. Okt. 2019 um 19:19 Uhr schrieb John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> 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. :)
> On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 4:18 AM Lassi Kortela <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > I've just published draft #3 of SRFI 172.
>> LGTM! The "alternative versions" provision sounds good.
>> Is string->symbol gone on purpose? symbol->string is still there.