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From: Shriram Krishnamurthi <shriram@xxxxxxxxxxx> Date: Wed, 1 Dec 1999 13:41:08 -0600 (CST) References: <199912011926.TAA28460@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> oleg@xxxxxxxxx wrote: > The more I write about this the more I wonder why I have put that > phrase about erroneous #,() forms in the first place. I really don't > want to get into reading exceptions, syntax error reporting and all > that. You should. There is no good justification whatsoever for further propagating the shameful state of Scheme's error reporting semantics. I agree with Shriram on this issue generally, but not in this particular case. SRFI-10 says nothing about what #,(<tag> ...) means for any <tag>, so there isn't much point in saying what it means for `undefined' tags. With no defined tags and no way of creating any, what does it mean to say a tag is undefined? -Richard Kelsey