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Re: [Scheme-reports] multiple values module

On Wed 25 May 2011 08:41, Eli Barzilay <eli@x> writes:

> optimization details that are irrelevant as far as justifying a
> language semantics

Surely they are somewhat relevant, or at least have been in the past.
Recall the opposition to an N**2 expansion algorithm...

> (You can see that also in the fact that (IIRC) the paper properly
> checks for the right number of values, a requirement that John is
> eager to ignore as long as r5rs is not explicity requiring.)

It's not just John, it's at least me and Peter as well ;-)

(Seriously though Eli: you are usually right, but you don't always make
your point well.  If your goal is to influence the standard, then
antagonizing the editors probably isn't the right strategy.)



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