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Re: [Scheme-reports] multiple values module
Eli Barzilay scripsit:
> > I agree that it's nonsensical. I emphatically don't agree that the
> > job of this standard is to make all nonsense illegal.
> How can you agree or not agree with something I didn't say?
One can agree or disagree with statements as well as persons.
> > R6RS is a standard that tries. ECMAScript 5th edition and HTML5
> > try even harder to, prescribing the exact behavior of every
> > implementation on every possible string of input characters.
> (This is going from nonsensical to ridiculous.)
Whatever. Examine the standards for yourself.
> > R5RS, and following it R7RS, prescribes certain things and leaves
> > others up to the implementation.
> (And this is trivially true about any standard.)
Examine HTML5 and ECMAScript 5 for yourself; the above description is
trivially false about them.
> No, I wasn't thinking about WG2, its charter, R6RS, or any kind of
If you weren't interested in WG2, why speak of me as the chair?
Your guess was mistaken.
John Cowan cowan@x http://ccil.org/~cowan
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