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Re: Parsing Scheme [was Re: strings draft]

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    > From: Per Bothner <per@xxxxxxxxxxx>

    >> The needed punctuation, space, line-terminator, the 10 decimal
    >> digits, and the letters are pretty portable.

    > Not between ASCII and EBCDIC.

Yes, I see that EBCDIC is one graphical character short of what would
be needed.

Since EBCDIC support is critical, perhaps R6RS should drop '^' from
the "<special initial>" category.