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Re: [Scheme-reports] final draft of the R7RS small language
Shiro Kawai scripsit:
> Does the subject "it" in the second sentense means 'eqv?'? I'm a bit
> confused, for taking this "it" as `eq?' and replacing the two `eq?' in
> the sentence for `eqv?' seems to make more sense, making the second
> sentence augmenting the first sentence.
The latter is what is meant; a last-minute formatting improvement
accidentally removed the "v" in both instances of "eqv?". I have updated
the draft in place.
John Cowan cowan@x http://ccil.org/~cowan
"The exception proves the rule." Dimbulbs think: "Your counterexample proves
my theory." Latin students think "'Probat' means 'tests': the exception puts
the rule to the proof." But legal historians know it means "Evidence for an
exception is evidence of the existence of a rule in cases not excepted from."
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