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Re: 1+ is not R5RS

From: Clinton Ebadi
Subject: Re: 1+ is not R5RS
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 17:31:22 -0500
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
> "Bertalan Fodor (LilyPondTool)" <address@hidden> writes:
>> Could you provide me some background why 1+ exists, as it is the same
>> as (+ 1, and why is it named like this?
> It'll be hard to get a definite answer: these procedures have "always"
> been there, at least since Jim Blandy became Guile's maintainer:
>   commit 0f2d19dd46f83f41177f61d585732b32a866d613
>   Author: Jim Blandy <address@hidden>
>   Date:   Thu Jul 25 22:56:11 1996 +0000
> That's a long time ago...

Probably because Common Lisp has 1+ and 1-.

Lindsay (Carlton): nighttime baker! sounds a little iffy

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