[gambit-list] Thinking of changing pp

Joel Borggrén-Franck joel.borggren.franck at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 03:05:31 EDT 2008

On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 6:21 PM, Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> Perhaps I shouldn't change pp and instead use a different short name,
> but which one?  It could be a special symbol, for example:
> (define (square x)
>   (& x result: (* x x)))
> But special symbols are in short supply and best left for future
> extensions and user needs.  That's why I like pp.  It is easy to type
> and the meaning is clear.

Isn't this future extension? I haven't written that much code in
gambit, but I use pp a lot, and kind of like it the way it is, so my
suggestion is to find another name. But if you can't settle for a
short good one then changing pp won't be the end of the world I guess.


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