[R6RS] The unspecified values,
multiple-value semantics and all that
sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Tue Nov 7 10:42:08 EST 2006
dyb at cs.indiana.edu writes:
>> * Library procedures can't ever be sure their continuation
>> will accept zero values. That assumption could be added
>> to their contract, but that would be an incompatible
>> change to the contracts of procedures that currently
>> return a single unspecified result.
> This is the crux of the matter. I would be inclined to make set!, write,
> etc., return zero values if it weren't for the huge backward compatibility
> problem it would cause.
I guess that's the main thing I wanted to find out in a poll: Almost
none (make that: no code I'm aware of) of the code I deal with would
be affected by this change.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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