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Re: [Scheme-reports] Can records be written and read?

On Fri, 20 May 2011 13:05:21 -0400, Andre van Tonder <andre@x>  

> However, I
> think one would need nongenerative records for this to be useful.

Not so. Chez Scheme has a mechanism for controlling this that allows you  
to use generative records while still getting the ability read and write  
them. On the other hand, it's not quite purely generative, so it's a mixed  

On the other hand, I believe WG1 considered (considers) it too difficult  
to specify reading and writing records right now since there are many ways  
that people do it. So, as I understand it, records may or may not be  
read/writeable in an implementation, but the standard doesn't prescribe  

	Aaron W. Hsu

Programming is just another word for the lost art of thinking.

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