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Re: sweet-expressions are not homoiconic

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John David Stone <stone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>         Icon does feature syntactically significant whitespace, in that
> newline can be used as alternative statement terminator, in place of a
> semicolon....
>         But indentation is _never_ used for _grouping_ in Icon, which has
> the usual repertoire of braces, brackets, and parentheses and uses them
> pretty much as they are used in C.  Indeed, as the Griswolds say on page 33
> of _The Icon programming language_ (third edition), ...

I appreciate the correction, thanks.

Ok to give you credit in the SRFI-110 list of participants, even if you don't
agree with it?  Or would you prefer that I not list you?

--- David A. Wheeler