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Re: Worrying development

From: rm
Subject: Re: Worrying development
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2004 13:09:54 +0100
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On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 05:28:03PM -0500, Paul Jarc wrote:
> Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Also, there is the possibility on the horizon that we turn string-ref
> > etc into 'primitive generics' which means that people could implement
> > new kinds of strings using GOOPS.
> Neat.  Has/might that also be done for car & cdr?  Then we could have
> Python-like generators.  It would make SCM_C[AD]R less speedy, though
> they could still be pretty fast for actual pairs.

Wow, _that_ would be a real help! I have to build bindings for some 
heavy C++ libs that make excessive use of iterators. A generic 'sequence'
type with the right generics would help a lot -- the bindings would look
much more scheme-ish.

 Ralf Mattes
> paul
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