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| Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 00:55:24 -0400 | From: "John.Cowan" <jcowan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> | | Aubrey Jaffer scripsit: | | > SRFI-75 is the first time I have encountered "Here strings". | > How do they differ from literal string constants? | | The opening quote is "<<", followed by a sequence of non-newlines (called | the *key*), followed by a newline. The closing quote is a newline, | followed by the same key, followed by a newline. No character between | these quotes has special meaning. Can a Here-string be used anywhere a literal string constant can be used? Can a literal string constant be used anywhere a Here-string can be used? With the escaping conventions being discussed, will Here-strings and literal string constants be able to code the same set of possible strings? When a string is the argument to the WRITE procedure, is a double-quoted or Here-string written?