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Re: Order of execution in quasiquote lists (again)

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Order of execution in quasiquote lists (again)
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 21:46:54 +0000 (UTC)

In article <address@hidden>,
Kjetil S. Matheussen <address@hidden> wrote:
>Hi, I'm still confused and irritated that the order of execution
>in quasiquote lists are not (in my opinion) proper. I wrote about
>this to this list some time ago, and got the expected answer that
>the scheme standard does not specify the order.
>However, there is nothing wrong still doing it according to the 
>specification, its still scheme.
>Is there a good reason why the execution is random for guile?

I think it is wise not to change this. If GUILE starts specifying a
certain execution order, people will rely on this order, which will
guarantees that their code will  break on other Schemes.

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