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Alpha Petrofsky <alpha@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote at 2005-05-16T15:01:17-0700: > To avoid that mentally taxing triple-open-paren, you could use a > keyword named DOT rather than VALUES, with a syntax like so: [...] > Whether or not DOT would be the best choice of identifier for this, I > don't know. Here are the identifiers I considered: I like this idea. Another keyword option is a "..." suffix, inspired by "syntax-rules": (let ((a b c ... (values 1 2 3 4))) c) ;=> (3 4) (let ((x ... (values 1 2 3 4))) x) ;=> (1 2 3 4) Of course, "syntax-rules" really wants to reserve that keyword for its own pattern language. -- http://www.neilvandyke.org/