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On 11-Apr-06, at 5:43 PM, Jorgen Schaefer wrote:
Many people find infix math operators more "natural". Scheme still does not do infix math operators for consistency reasons. I don't think the question of what is "natural" is more applicable here than it is there.
That is not entirely true. Here are some of Scheme's infix operators: - the => marker for cond clauses - the dot in the dotted pair syntax - the exponent marker in 1e2 - the rational number syntax 1/2 - the complex number syntax 1+2i and 1@2A prefix syntax could have been chosen for these things but wasn't. I don't view this as a great inconsistency in Scheme.