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Re: Ideas for making Guile easier to approach

From: Mikael Djurfeldt
Subject: Re: Ideas for making Guile easier to approach
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2022 16:58:52 +0100

On Thu, Feb 10, 2022 at 3:34 PM Leo Butler <> wrote:

> ...eventually resulting in the Emacsification of the entire GNU
> system. Indeed, this is the reason for the naming of the many Guile
> modules that live in the ‘ice-9’ namespace, a nod to the fictional
> substance in Kurt Vonnegut’s novel, Cat’s Cradle, capable of acting as a
> seed crystal to crystallize the mass of software.

Right, I'm aware of that. However, it's not a good idea if it works
*against* the Emacsification, as it has partially been doing all along.
Such naming is simply crazy. To take it to the extreme, what about renaming
the + and - operators to +Obama and -Trump, just to give a nod to general

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