On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 4:49 PM, Peter Bex <address@hidden>
On Mon, Aug 06, 2012 at 04:40:44PM -0300, Stephen Eilert wrote:That's perfectly fine. Writing a parser yourself is a lot of work, and
> I must apologize, btw. I was written something that required a Markdown
> parser and I didn't feel like going on this huge detour to write a Markdown
> parser in Scheme, so I just used the Discount library and that's it.
you probably had bigger fish to fry at the time. Remember, Chicken is
*practical* Scheme system. We get shit done around here!
If this is how you feel about the egg, I think it's probably a good idea
> And reading and emitting strings is actually a nicer interface than what you'd
> normally write with Discount - took me a while to backtrack and redo it, it
> was going to be something much more complex to begin with.
> In any case, I am not to sad to see the Discount egg die. Give it an
> horrible death.
to change its category to "deprecated", and put a note on the wiki page
pointing people to the lowdown egg. This provides some transparency
about the egg's status, and guides people's expectations.
I don't hate it. However, since we have a pure Chicken version, I see no reason to have it around.
Unless it turns out there are people besides me using it. In that case, I could give it some love.