Re: STk vs. Guile

From: Mark Galassi <>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 1996 13:22:03 -0600

    Kevin> Also, there will be some differences between Scheme and
    Kevin> Guile. Guile will have `(eq #f ()) => #t'. And it is
    Kevin> case-sensitive.

A quick note on this: there is much debate on the #f, '() issue. The
resolution will leave Guile R4RS compliant, so that's been taken care
of satisfactorily.

Regarding case, that will be a difference, but I don't think anyone

    Kevin> But Guile is benefiting from good discussions and strong
    Kevin> leadership.

Indeed: this summer Guile picked up momentum after over a year of
development dark ages. Jim Blandy is leading the project well.
Received on Thu Sep 05 1996 - 21:22:51 CEST

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