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Re: [Scheme-reports] bodies in case and cond clauses
On Thu, 19 May 2011 13:48:43 -0400, John Cowan <cowan@x>
> Andy Wingo scripsit:
>> Suggestion: make the clauses in `case' and `cond' forms (without =>,
>> naturally) be BODY instances, to allow them to have definitions. It is
>> well defined AFAIK, and costs nothing.
> Ticket filed. I'm against this one, though, because of the bizarre
> appearance of (cond ((pred1) (define ...) (e1)) ...). Internal
> always come first everywhere else in Scheme except at the top level and
> top-level BEGINs.
I've closed this ticket as a duplicate of #53, which is phrased slightly
differently, but which is the same thing. According to the ticket, this
was voted in and accepted, so we should make this change.
Aaron W. Hsu
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