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Re: [Scheme-reports] 5.5.1 module syntax
- To: Andy Wingo <wingo@x>
- Subject: Re: [Scheme-reports] 5.5.1 module syntax
- From: John Cowan <cowan@x>
- Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 14:19:01 -0400
- Cc: scheme-reports <scheme-reports@x>
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Andy Wingo scripsit:
> The word "library" appears in 5.5.1. Suggestion: be consistent with
> the use of one term. If "module" is it, then use it.
Fixed. Also removed the confusing references to library syntax in
> The documentation states:
> The forms from all `begin', `include', and `include-ci' declarations
> are expanded in the order in which they occur in the module
> In what order are the `cond-expand' forms expanded?
> In what order are the requisite modules loaded (via `import')?
The implementation can do what it likes. IMAO, users who rely on the
order of module loading deserve to lose. Specifically, the side effects
(if any) of a module should not interact with those of other modules,
except in trivial ways like yammering to standard output.
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