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Re: Proposed grammar change: forbid lines with >1 n-expr that end with "."
David A. Wheeler scripsit:
> Currently, in sweet-expressions, if a line has more than one neoteric-expression
> and the last expression is ".", the "." is interpreted as the symbol
> whose spelling is the single character ".". E.G.:
> quote .
> => (quote |.|)
> I propose making this an error instead, to improve error detection.
Very much +1. A misplaced single dot ought to be an error.
That you can cover for the plentiful John Cowan
and often gaping errors, misconstruals, http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
and disinformation in your posts cowan@xxxxxxxx
through sheer volume -- that is another misconception. --Mike to Peter