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Re: loss of abstraction
Andre van Tonder <andre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Should I be able to write Scheme code whose meaning depends on page
> layout, dots, whitespace, or comments?
Yes, because it's useful to display source location information in
stack traces, and location is best expressed by line and column
> The syntax-as-lists abstraction has the decided advantage of
> protecting me against these things, which are generally regarded
> as wrong in the Lisp/Scheme community.
Well, if a language declares something useful as wrong, then it's an
argument for choosing a different language.
__("< Marcin Kowalczyk