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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. :-) -t