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Re: lists in enclosed expression
On 05/13/2013 03:25 PM, John Cowan wrote:
Per Bothner scripsit:
Another idea is to use '@' as a slice operator, since
it is already used as such as part of ",@" unquote-splicing:
I favor this idea.
Specially, do you like it:
- as an idea to explore?
- as a special syntax for SRFI-10 should define for enclosed
- as a general-purpose splicing operator?
However, "@ vals" has to work too, because "@vals"
is a valid R7RS-small name (though not a valid R5RS name), so R7RS-small
programmers have to write "@ vals" in all cases.
It is? I see '@' listed as a <special subsequent> but not a
However, I just remember one complication: Kawa uses @CLASSNAME
as syntax for annotation types, though only when CLASSNAME
is a class type, so there isn't an actual conflict - it's
just a little tricky to handle: @foo is a splice if foo is
a sequence (list or vector); it is an annotation type if foo
is a class.