[R6RS] Table proposal

Michael Sperber sperber
Sun Apr 24 04:54:14 EDT 2005

Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca> writes:

> A feature of Emacs Lisp not supported by this proposal is the
> key-and-value weakness.  This type of weakness means that a key/value
> binding can only be removed by the system when the key **and** the
> value are only reachable from the roots through weak references.  I
> don't think this case is particularly useful (none of the packages
> distributed with Emacs uses this type of weakness).

I agree key-and-value weakness is not worthwhile.  Can you cite an
example where value weakness is useful?

Cheers =8-} Mike
Friede, V?lkerverst?ndigung und ?berhaupt blabla

More information about the R6RS mailing list