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Re: [Scheme-reports] What happened to (UNQUOTE <expression> ...)

On Sun 24 Apr 2011 04:12, Alex Shinn <alexshinn@x> writes:

> On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 9:04 AM, Andre van Tonder <andre@x> wrote:
>> and (unquote-splicing <expression> ...)?
>> In other words, more than one argument to UNQUOTE(-SPLICING).
>> These were added in R6RS to fix some well-known shortcomings of quasiquote.
>> The issue and the R6RS solution had been known for a long time and were
>> discussed by many authors for many years before being adopted.
>> I for one liked the change and probably have code that depends on it.
> It looks reasonable to me, but could you point us
> to the discussions or rationales?

Here was a mail on guile-user arguing for the change:


Guile did end up switching to support this case.


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