[R6RS] proposed generalizations of equal?

William D Clinger will at ccs.neu.edu
Wed Jun 28 07:55:00 EDT 2006

Mike wrote:
> > I propose the following general rule:  For total orders,
> > we generalize the comparison predicates to two or more
> > arguments, but we don't do that for equality predicates
> > in general.
> Does this imply an opinion on =, char=?, char-ci=?, string=?, and
> string-ci=?

Yes, it implies my opinion.  All of those are total orders,
so my general rule would imply they should be generalized
to take two or more arguments, and we have already voted
to do that.


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