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RE: #!sweet (was copy pasting sweet expressions)
I think it's important to have *some* marker that clearly indicates "start accepting sweet-expressions".
The proposal uses #!sweet, in analogy to #!fold-case and #!no-fold-case.
Jos Koot has checked out Racket's documentation and sees no conflict in Racket. Racket's docs (quoting Jos Koot) say:
> #! is an alias for #lang followed by a space when #! is followed by
> alphanumeric ASCII, +, -, or _. Use of this alias is discouraged except as
> needed to construct programs that conform to certain grammars, such as that
> of R6RS [Sperber07].
We can certainly pick another marker or approach if an alternative is better. Is there an alternative proposal? Or is this reasonable enough?
--- David A. Wheeler