[R6RS] Nongenerative record-type UIDs

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Mon Nov 27 04:36:53 EST 2006

dyb at cs.indiana.edu writes:

>> Jaffer's suggestion in Ticket #73 of using record-type name + UID for
>> identifying a nongenerative record type, and recommending that the
>> library name be used for the UIDs strikes me as reasonable.  Does
>> anybody disagree?
> Yes. [...]

I think you misunderstood me: I'm only talking about the half of
Jaffer's proposal that I cited.  (About using #f, I share your
objection.)  So this is all about recommendations or suggestions
anyway, except for:

> As for using the specified UID + record-type as the "real" UID, I have no
> strong opinion at this point, although I think it's probably not very
> useful to do so.

The usefulness rests in the fact that it enables Jaffer's convention.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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