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Re: [Scheme-reports] [r6rs-discuss] returning back to pattern matching

On Thu, 23 Dec 2010, John Cowan wrote:

>> and have a loop macro. :)
> It definitely will, probably either Taylor Campbell's or Olin Shivers's.
> No :-) at all.

Why?  These may be "cool" ideas, but they are not widely used and they have not 
even gone through the SRFI process.  This is too close to language design. 
These APIs are experimental ideas.  They have not been used widely enough to 
justify arguing that they are mature enough for standardization.

The big problem that many of us had with R6RS were the pieces where certain 
editors forced their own favorite "cool" but experimental ideas into the 

Is WG2 supposed to be a standardization effort or is WG2 supposed to 
include experimental stuff?


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