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Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (13 Jun 2021 09:06 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Lassi Kortela (13 Jun 2021 10:16 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (13 Jun 2021 10:29 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Lassi Kortela (13 Jun 2021 10:40 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (13 Jun 2021 11:50 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Lassi Kortela (13 Jun 2021 11:55 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (13 Jun 2021 13:11 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Daphne Preston-Kendal (08 Dec 2021 11:06 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (08 Dec 2021 12:40 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs John Cowan (08 Dec 2021 18:20 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe (13 Jun 2021 18:58 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (13 Jun 2021 19:18 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe (15 Jun 2021 19:30 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (15 Jun 2021 20:52 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs John Cowan (15 Jun 2021 21:55 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (16 Jun 2021 07:34 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe (18 Jun 2021 20:33 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (18 Jun 2021 20:43 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (19 Jun 2021 10:02 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Feeley (19 Jun 2021 12:29 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (19 Jun 2021 12:46 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe (19 Jun 2021 17:49 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (19 Jun 2021 18:06 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe (19 Jun 2021 17:08 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (19 Jun 2021 17:18 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe (19 Jun 2021 18:09 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (19 Jun 2021 18:23 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe (19 Jun 2021 20:34 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (19 Jun 2021 21:03 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs John Cowan (13 Jun 2021 20:52 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (13 Jun 2021 21:17 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs John Cowan (13 Jun 2021 21:38 UTC)
Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (14 Jun 2021 07:04 UTC)

Re: Disjoint types in SRFIs Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe 13 Jun 2021 18:58 UTC

On 2021-06-13 11:06 +0200, Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen wrote:
> Luckily, there is a solution, which can be implemented right now and which
> is future-proof, namely using uids, through which we can exactly express
> what we want.
>
> So the above sentence cited from SRFI 224 would become:
>
> "Fxmappings are instances of a sealed, opaque, nongenerative record type
> with uid
> fxmapping-2bf340e5-304e-436e-8478-926c7040f3f."
>
> Later SRFIs would use similar uids (prefixing a UUID-4 with the type name),
> earlier SRFIs will have to be revised anyway.

How does associating a type with a unique string guarantee its
disjointness in Scheme's type system?  Unless a future standard
incorporates something about types with different UUIDs being
disjoint into its semantics, I don't see how this is any more
meaningful than the current advisory statements.  It seems a
little like associating booleans with the Empire State Building
and vectors with the Chrysler Building; sure, those are unique
things, but what does it say about Scheme?

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