[R6RS] `quote' clarification

William D Clinger will at ccs.neu.edu
Thu May 10 06:50:26 EDT 2007

Mike Sperber wrote:
> minutes.20070328 has this:
> >         BTW, quoted constants within the same phase should
> >             evaluate to the same value (according to eqv?) each
> >             time the quoted constant is evaluated; the project
> >             editor should add this to the report.
> Any special reason why this isn't "must"?

Is there any special reason why we should outlaw loop
unrolling, specialization, and many other source code
transformations that are routinely employed by both
compilers and application programmers?


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