[R6RS] Library syntax versioning

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed May 10 11:55:25 EDT 2006

William D Clinger <will at ccs.neu.edu> writes:

> Mike wrote:
>> I'd like to suggest an alternative, namely making explicit the notion
>> of a distribution format and going outside the traditional Scheme
>> syntax to make it work.
> That would be fine with me, but it would not replace the need
> for something that resembles a module mechanism in R6RS.  At
> this late date, I think we're stuck with the library mechanism.
> Fixing its problems is more important than adding a second
> distribution mechanism.

I'm not sure I understand this.  I wasn't suggesting we don't fix
anything else about the library modules, just that this is one of the
things that needs fixing.  (I wrote about a separate aspect that I
think needs fixing earlier.)

Cheers =8-} Mike
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