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Re: [Scheme-reports] Formal Comment: Change syntax of symbols from |<symbol element>*| to #"<string element>*"
On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 8:32 AM, Alan Watson <alan@x> wrote:
> I'd urge WG1 to reconsider their current approach to "difficult" symbols. At the moment, there are a number of things that give strong hints of an unfinished design:
> * There are two mechanisms to write difficult symbols. [...]
Note we have voted to allow only the |...| symbols, freeing up \
outside of pipes.
We have also voted to allow normal \n mnemonic string escapes in addition to
hex escapes. This is what most implementations do, though it is incompatible
I will update the fifth ballot results later today so we can
provide a full summary and start editing the draft.
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