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Re: [Scheme-reports] Post-plebiscite issue #3: structure-sharing for mapping

On 05/12/2013 04:40 PM, John Cowan wrote:
> R4RS defined `reverse` thus: "Returns a newly allocated list consisting
> of the elements of list in reverse order."  Taken literally, that would
> mean that (reverse '()) would have to return a newly allocated empty list.

"Newly allocated list" means "list consisting of newly allocated pairs".
That is how I have always interpreted it, and nothing else makes sense, IMO.
	--Per Bothner
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