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Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH][for chicken-5] Remove srfi-13

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH][for chicken-5] Remove srfi-13
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:32:34 +0200
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On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 02:31:20PM +0000, Mario Domenech Goulart wrote:
> I'm slightly concerned
> about too much name duplication of often-used procedures.  I think it
> can be confusing.  Like "is this `string-prefix?' from core or from
> srfi-13?"  (of course, we can make it clear at import time).  OTOH, I'd
> love to have a procedure like `string-prefix?' (without all the optional
> argument madness) in the core. :-)

It could be in core under an entirely different name, eg string-starts-with?
(I know, silly example).  This would avoid confusion.


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