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Re: [Scheme-reports] [scheme-reports-wg1] Arthur Gleckler's rationales for 4th ballo votes

Arthur A. Gleckler scripsit:

> If some implementation includes a compatible superset of
> `define-record-type' that uses the same name, it would be useful to
> be able to distinguish it from the standard one by using a different
> module name.  Putting the standard one in a module makes it easier to
> manage this.

Only trivially so.  Generative types are something really new in R7RS
compared to R5RS (though old in implementations), and implementations
shouldn't be licensed to omit them.

> Sure it's a revision of R6RS.  It's just that the edits are major.

Yeesh.  And the U.S. Constitution is a revision of the Articles of
Confederation, by the same token.

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