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Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Remove ##sys# prefix from lambda-info name
Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Remove ##sys# prefix from lambda-info names of library procedures
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:08:49 +0200 (CEST)
From: Peter Bex <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Remove ##sys# prefix from lambda-info
names of library procedures
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:24:59 +0200
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 01:20:16AM -0700, Evan Hanson wrote:
>> On 2014-07-23 10:06, Peter Bex wrote:
>> > This change doesn't make much sense to me unless we also deprecate
>> > the ##sys#-prefixed versions. ##sys#error sounds more "internal" or
>> > "primitive" than "error", so (to me) it makes more sense to have
>> > error be an alias of ##sys#error, instead of the other way around.
>> I don't think we should deprecate the prefixed versions -- this is just
>> intended to make e.g. REPL results print more cleanly, and to make e.g.
>> introspection slightly nicer when querying `procedure-information`. The
>> result is the same from core's point of view, but the user gets a
>> cleaner experience.
> Thanks for providing a motivation for this change. That makes sense
> indeed. Any objections from other chicken hackers?
No, this makes sense.