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Improper lists in macros [WAS: none]

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>>>>> "felix" == felixundduni  <felix> writes:

felix> I might be wrong but is

felix> (curry _ . <>)

felix> legal Scheme syntax? R5RS says (4.3 Macros) that
felix> "Program defined expression types have the syntax (<keyword> <datum> ...) ..."

You're wrong.  Quoting R5RS:

More formally, an input form F matches a pattern P if and only if:


P is an improper list (P1 P2 ... Pn . Pn+1) and F is a list or
improper list of n or more forms that match P1 through
Pn, respectively, and whose nth ``cdr'' matches Pn+1; or


Admittedly, R5RS is kind of at odds with itself on this specific

Cheers =8-} Mike
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