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Re: [Chicken-hackers] extending define-values

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] extending define-values
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 17:28:53 -0400
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Felix scripsit:

> "define-values" can not simply expand into a bunch of "defines".
> To allow it to be intermixed with "define" in internal definitions,
> it needs be special cased, due to the use of "call-with-values" (which
> would "break" the sequence of definitions and treat all following
> forms of the body as non-definitions). Or not?

No, the call to call-with-values is wrapped in a definition too.
It really is turtles all the way down.

> BTW, where can I find the portable reference implementation you
> mentioned?

In Section 7.3 of the ninth draft, pp. 69-70.  Unfortunately, seems to be down, but it's normally at
There's a temporary copy at <>.

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