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Whenever I try to get into Scheme, this is one of the things that really blocks me:

> (use-modules (srfi srfi-19))

How am I supposed to remember what modules contain what utilities, when they are named like that?




The list of supported SRFI is here: https://www.gnu.org/software/guile/manual/html_node/SRFI-Sup... and the name SRFI means Scheme Request For Implementation, the process of managing them is explained there: http://srfi.schemers.org/srfi-process.html


If you're trying to get into a new language, aren't you looking in the documentation all the time anyway? If not, try keeping an emacs buffer open to http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs?action=browse;oldid=SchemeCom...

Also, you might learn Scheme better by focusing on the core language first before you get into SRFI libraries.




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