On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 3:18 PM, Panicz Maciej Godek
> 2016-10-12 20:21 GMT+02:00 Thompson, David <dthomps...@worcester.edu>:
>> My understanding is that these symbols have been part of the default
>> environment for so long that a lot of code would break if they were
>> removed, so they will be staying for the foreseeable future.
> On the other hand, the fix would usually be trivial (just one use-modules
> clause), and besides I don't think that Guile has ever had a tradition of
> worrying too much about backwards compatibility.
The Guile maintainers care very much about backwards compatibility,
from what I've seen over the last few years.