[R6RS] Modules, a second question

Manuel Serrano Manuel.Serrano
Thu Sep 30 08:42:57 EDT 2004

> > Otherwise, I'm afraid that a single application made of one short module
> > such as:
> > 
> > (module foo r6rs
> >  (display "Hello world"))
> > 
> > will actually initialize the entire r6rs Scheme run time system. 
> Well, that's the intent...
Yes, but the nasty consequence is that all Unix Scheme programs linked against
static libraries are likely to weight several megabytes. Even simple programs
doing very simple things. IMHO this would be a weakness of the language.


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