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Re: [Chicken-hackers] extending define-values

From: Felix
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] extending define-values
Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2013 23:35:42 +0200 (CEST)

From: Alex Shinn <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] extending define-values
Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2013 12:39:43 +0900

> On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 5:55 AM, Peter Bex <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 05, 2013 at 10:49:15PM +0200, Felix wrote:
>> > The patch looks ok to me, even though I'm not sure the benefit of having
>> > this feature outweights the added complexity, apart from having a little
>> > bit of extra consistence.
>> Note that this makes define-values r7rs-compliant.
>> The alternative is to keep the old definition and provide the slightly
>> more complicated one in the new "r7rs egg", but I don't know how to make
>> the internal definitions syntax stuff extensible.
> If you wanted to go this route you could just grab the portable
> reference implementation of define-values, no need to touch
> internals.

This wouldn't work for internal definitions, I think. Is "define-values"
allowed for local definitions in R7RS?


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