[R6RS] Records draft

Michael Sperber sperber
Wed Jun 22 12:04:52 EDT 2005

"Manuel Serrano" <Manuel.Serrano at sophia.inria.fr> writes:

> I do remember that we discusses a procedural interface for records in
> Boston but I don't remember which were the arguments in favor of such an
> interface. Could someone remind me this? Thanks.

It's there for two reasons:

- for explaining the semantics
- to enable introspection, i.e. for debuggers or pretty printers

It explicitly has library status in the draft---I expect that Scheme
implementors who are violently opposed to non-opaque records will just
not implement that part.

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

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