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module systems Re: srfi names Perry E. Metzger 15 Aug 2002 17:19 UTC

Alex Shinn <> writes:
> Most definitely.  That is probably the single biggest problem facing
> Scheme right now... until we get a module system, the average Scheme
> script will never work on more than one Scheme, no matter how similar
> the Schemes in question.  It limits our ability to share code - anything
> from one Scheme always requires munging to work with another.  That's
> just sad... I know of no other language with a formal standard for which
> that is the case.

I hate to post a "me too" message, but, damn it, every scheme I use
has a different module system, and it is one of the worst things about
the current condition of the language I can think of.

Perry E. Metzger
"Ask not what your country can force other people to do for you..."