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Re: [Chicken-hackers] extending define-values

From: Felix
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] extending define-values
Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2013 23:49:43 +0200 (CEST)

>> "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 
> <>.

Very clever, indeed. Thanks for the link. Rather inefficient,
but clever.


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