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Re: Formal spec; implementation; nesting



Taylor Campbell wrote:
> In response to all of the hubbub regarding nested S-expression
> comments, I have to wonder: how often do you write such nestings?
> Does it really make so much of a difference that you consider 'fixing'
> a slightly non-intuitive yet not very common use of S-expression
> comments more significant than fundamentally changing Scheme's syntax
> to be sensitive to whitespace tokens?  Is it really so significant as
> to warrant inhibition of simple recursive-descent S-expression
> parsers?

I don't think it's a huge problem, just somewhat counterintuitive, as I
explained to Al. Also, the bit about whitespace was a based on a simple
misunderstanding of Scheme lexical elements, already cleared up.
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Bradd W. Szonye
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