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Re: [Scheme-reports] return value of (parameter 'new-value)

[I forgot to cc the list.]

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 12:45 PM, Andy Wingo <wingo@x> wrote:
> The specification of `make-parameter' does not indicate that a parameter
> may be called with one argument to set the value.  Is this an oversight
> or do I misunderstand?

No, we voted to make parameters immutable by default,
so that the binding can only be changed by `parameterize'.

You'll note that the sample implementation agrees
with this - the mutation interface is effectively hidden.


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