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*To*: "srfi-110" <srfi-110@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>*Subject*: Re: The ". $" notation*From*: "David A. Wheeler" <dwheeler@xxxxxxxxxxxx>*Date*: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 06:44:03 -0400 (EDT)*Delivered-to*: srfi-110@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx*In-reply-to*: <CAF+kUQUCwMfjbayLHD7nwTp+XTmrxUBUj0VDJ+7jJAip9mFPbA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>*References*: <CAF+kUQX5mK=VStZyu6zfGQj9SE+J4D=dHPF6+d-T-5a+tZ7XvA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20130317.154441.695066990312419885.shiro@xxxxxxxx> <CAF+kUQX3ghwPo3Jk95Na0zY3kuxtbLQ-RyzZvthYo7Q-soTXyQ@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <E1UHcsS-0001aL-1g@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <CAF+kUQWcQJOpPdvST04wy8QiiF+w++KhPFS33F4UPCU85_2r=g@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <E1UHnDj-0003lm-71@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <CAF+kUQUCwMfjbayLHD7nwTp+XTmrxUBUj0VDJ+7jJAip9mFPbA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>*Reply-to*: dwheeler@xxxxxxxxxxxx

Alan Manuel Gloria: > Err mostly I was pointing out that this is actually an inconsistency - > SUBLIST normally does not wrap a single datum after it in an extra > layer of parens, while "." essentially removes an extra layer of > parens. So maybe ". $" notation isn't as good as I thought. I'd be happy to get rid of it. It doesn't add any real capabilities to the notation, and it's nice to have a warning-free grammar. So... if someone *wants* ". $" notation, please speak up ASAP. Otherwise, I'll just remove it soon. But this expedition *did* end up pointing out a grammar problem, namely, that we weren't supporting scomments after period. So it was still worthwhile. --- David A. Wheeler

**References**:**The ". $" notation (was: Re: how useful are collecting lists?)***From:*Alan Manuel Gloria

**Re: The ". $" notation***From:*Shiro Kawai

**Re: The ". $" notation***From:*Alan Manuel Gloria

**Re: The ". $" notation***From:*David A. Wheeler

**Re: The ". $" notation***From:*Alan Manuel Gloria

**Re: The ". $" notation***From:*David A. Wheeler

**Re: The ". $" notation***From:*Alan Manuel Gloria

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