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Re: [Scheme-reports] Some comments after reading the r7rs public draft
Alex Shinn scripsit:
> make-promise no more guarantees a promise than delay
> does, since there's no way to test for this and the standard
> gives explicit license to cheat here.
Yes, I see your point (though really it doesn't: the license is to make
promises and their values *completely* indistinguishable, such that they
are forced whenever you touch them). But anyway, I'm now against
insta-forcing, as it makes APIs that return promises unportable.
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