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Re: [Scheme-reports] Fwd: Comments on draft 6 about call/cc

Alaric Snell-Pym scripsit:

> Clearly, it's far too late for call/cc to be replaced by delimited
> continuations for R7RS, but it would be nice to decide if it might be
> worth considering for R8RS (along with immutable-by-default pairs,
> perhaps? :-)

It's not too late in a process sense, but because call/cc is an IEEE
Scheme feature, the following sentence from the WG1 charter applies:
"Existing features of IEEE Scheme may be removed only if a strong case
can be made that they are fundamentally flawed."  We haven't seen a
strong case of that type thus far.

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