Re: STk 3.0b for Win95

From: Sean Slattery <jslttery_at_GS148.SP.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: Tue, 14 May 1996 11:29:31 -0400

> Thus you would have filenames and paths expressed basically as lists
> of elements which could be collected by various functions to either an
> MSDOS or UNIX style filename. Not only would this remove the burden
> from the programmer, but also allow various configurable choices to be
> made, for instance in how to map in the drives or how to truncate
> filenames to 8+3. Users may have different tastes in some of these
> respects.
> Why this is important now is mainly because that such a system need
> not be very complex but it is rather crucial that there is one uniform
> solution to the problem, rather than having each and every
> package-maintainer come up with something different.

If someone gets around to doing this - would they write it in pure R4RS and
submit it as a package to Slib? I'm sure the scheme community at large could
use such an enhancement.

Received on Tue May 14 1996 - 17:33:30 CEST

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