[R6RS] Renaming write-...
Anton van Straaten
anton at appsolutions.com
Wed Jul 26 01:52:10 EDT 2006
> 1. display / read
> 2. put / get
> 3. output / input
> 4. out / in
> 5. push / pull
6. blurt / snort
> (I'm in favor of #2.)
Me too - it also has some precedent in other languages, like C.
> Please also consider the names of `read' and `write', relating to
> this. (And the sound of pronouncing "xxx/xxx invariance.")
> 1. read / write (awkward with #1)
> 2. read-datum / write-datum (ditto)
> 3. <write-prefix>-datum / <read-prefix>-datum (for choices #2-#5)
> 4. <write-prefix> / <read-prefix>
> (I'm in favor of #3.)
Keeping in mind that the "old" read & write would presumably be in an
I/O convenience library, then either #2 or #3 make sense to me. I'd
probably vote for #3.
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