[R6RS] "Reflection" terminology

Anton van Straaten anton at appsolutions.com
Mon Aug 14 00:45:48 EDT 2006

Mike wrote:
> Jonathan Rees pointed out to me the following (and I agree with him):
> What we list under "record reflection" isn't really reflection at all.
> As rtd's are already in the "regular" procedural level, there's isn't
> anything metalevel we're moving to or from the object level.  If
> anything, the procedures only provide reification, with reflection
> happening via `make-record-type-descriptor'.  Consequently, I'd like
> to change the term to "inspection."  Objections?

Wouldn't the term "introspection" be more standard?

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