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Re: [Scheme-reports] Formal Response #360: Change syntax of escaped symbols from |...| to #"..."


> The editors rejected this request on the grounds that there is no
> existing implementation experience with it.  R6RS and CL provide for
> vertical and backslash escapes.

That should have read "there is no existing Scheme implementation
experience with it."  It is the convention used by Dylan.

John Cowan    cowan@x    http://ccil.org/~cowan
Objective consideration of contemporary phenomena compel the conclusion
that optimum or inadequate performance in the trend of competitive
activities exhibits no tendency to be commensurate with innate capacity,
but that a considerable element of the unpredictable must invariably be
taken into account. --Ecclesiastes 9:11, Orwell/Brown version

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