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John Cowan: > The spec fails to say that s-expressions are n-expressions. Don't need to say it directly, since that follows from the definitions: * "A neoteric-expression or n-expression is a curly-infix-expression,..." * "Curly-infix-expressionsor c-expressions are s-expressions with an additional notation: The curly-infix list." Since neoteric-expressions include a curly-infix-expressions, and curly-infix-expressions include s-expressions, an unsuffixed s-expression is also a neoteric-expression. But clarity is still a good thing. I'll add that somewhere to the text to point it out, and make it clear that "n-expression" is just an abbreviation. Thanks for the other comments, I intend to walk through them separately. --- David A. Wheeler