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Re: [Scheme-reports] Boolean hemlines

Alex Shinn wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 10:01 PM, Alan Watson <alan@x>
> wrote:
>> Hang on a second. I didn't say or imply that this was frivolous and I
>> did not say or imply that you did this without thinking about the
>> consequences. I just pointed out a cost and said you needed to consider
>> it. Furthermore, one of my suggestions for mitigating the cost (having
>> write produce #t/#f) explicitly left the new spellings intact.
> Sorry, I was replying to you as the OP, but the
> strength of my response was directed more at the later
> replies.

I'm sorry, maybe my tone was not appropriate in that comment.

Anyway, the rationale you presented makes sense, and as far as
I can see the problem would be solved with the uppercase solution
already mentioned (which would not make reading scheme confusing
for beginners and other students trying to use books written for
different versions of the standard).


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