[R6RS] Case-sensitivity

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Tue Feb 21 14:47:16 EST 2006

dyb at cs.indiana.edu writes:

>> - it puts us out of step with the most popular contemporary computer
>>   languages (SQL, Visual basic, HTML, the filesystems on Mac OS X and
>>   Windows)
> Touche.  I should have said "many contemporary computer languages".
> We can list languages on both sides or leave both out.

I also just thought of Common Lisp.

>> - it goes against the intuition of many newcomers to the language
> Case insensitivity also goes against the intuition of many
> newcomers.

I know.

As you know, I don't feel the technical arguments justify any
particular choice, so I was mainly trying to list as many arguments I
could think of that support my personal preference, leaving the other
side to you :-)

Cheers =8-} Mike
Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla

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