[R6RS] 3 things we may want to vote on

William D Clinger will
Wed Jun 8 16:22:16 EDT 2005

> I'm clearly missing something here...

No, I don't think so.  For the R6RS module system to be
powerful enough to make SET-CAR! and SET-CDR! play well
with list primitives that are immutable by default seems
extraordinarily unlikely.  I think I proposed this at one
point as a test case, hoping to generate some discussion
of requirements for the module system, and frankly hoping
the ability to handle this particular test case would not
be a requirement.

In practice, therefore, I'm against deleting SET-CAR! and


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